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First World War

1st/5th Bn, King's Own in France - Groups - September 1918

On 2nd September 1918 the official army photographer took photographs of the 1st/5th Battalion, the first of their kind, the battalion was based at Drouvin Camp near Bethune, France.  The museum sadly does not have a full set, and the ones held are sadly rarely captioned.

 


Officers, 1st/5th Battalion King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, September 1918.
Front row, left to right: Captain H B Barnett, MC; Captain W N Briggs; Major C C Marshall, DSO; Lieutenant Colonel E G Hoare, Commanding Officer; Captain H R Hart, Adjutant; Captain Albert Hodgkinson, Quartermaster; Captain W Metcalf MC.
Middle row, left to right: Captain Michell CF; Captain Husband; Lieutenant Yare, MC; 2nd Lieutenant A B Hand; Captain W Hesketh; Lieutenant Morris, RAMC; 2nd Lieutenant Hollingworth; 2nd Lieutenant Holmes.
Rear row, left to right: Lieutenant Hardy, 2nd Lieutenant Wyke; 2nd Lieutenant Shaw; Lieutenant Binyan; Lieutenant Turner; 2nd Lieutenant Praed; 2nd Lieutenant Tweedie; 2nd Lieutenant Walls; Lieutenant Matthews.
Accession Number: KO0439/13 and KO2106/32 and KO2136/01


Number 2 Platoon, C Company, 1st/5th Battalion. The officer, seated fifth from the left is 2nd Lieutenant Praed.
Accession Number: KO0439/09


Number 10 Platoon, 1st/5th Battalion. The officer, seated fourth from the left is Lieutenant Binyan.
Accession Number: KO0439/10


Number 11 Platoon, 1st/5th Battalion.
Accession Number: KO0439/11


Number 12 Platoon, 1st/5th Battalion.  The officer, seated fourth from the left, is 2nd Lieutenant Wyke.
Accession Number: KO0439/12


C Company Headquarters, 1st/5th Battalion.  The officers, seated in the centre are 2nd Lieutenant Wyke and Captain W N Briggs.
Accession Number: KO0439/08


Unknown group of 1st/5th Battalion.  Lance Corporal J R Banks is front right, on one knee.  The officer seated fourth from the left is Lieutenant Turner.
Accession Number: KO2222/05


Unknown group of 1st/5th Battalion.  Sergeant Holt is sat in the centre of the front row.
Accession Number: KO2106/29  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


Sergeant Holt of the 1st/5th Battalion, September 1918.
Accession Number: KO2106/29 (selective enlargement)


Unknown group of the 1st/5th Battalion, September 1918. The officer seated in the middle of the first seated row with the curved cane is Lieutenant Turner.
Accession Number: KO2106/34  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


Unknown group of the 1st/5th Battalion, September 1918.The officer, sixth from the left in the first seated row is Captain A Hodgkinson, Quartermaster.
Accession Number: KO2106/33  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


Unknown group of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, September 1918.
Accession Number: KO2980/04


Unknown group of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  The officer to the left of the Sergeant with the dog is Captain Albert Hodgkinson, Quartermaster.
Accession Number KO2106/30  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


The Band of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, September 1918.
Accession Number KO2106/35  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


Unknown group of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number KO2106/31  from the collection of Sergeant Holt


Unknown Company Group of the 1st/5th Battalion,
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2844/03


Unknown Platoon group of the 1st/5th Battalion,
King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.  The officer in the centre is Captain H B Barnett.
Accession Number: KO2844/04 and KO2844/05

 

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