First World War
1st/5th Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, in 1919
Sergeant Holt, pictured extreme left, queues up outside
'Mobile Canteen Number 2'. The 55th West Lancashire Division badge
can be seen on the sign. The location was probably in Belgium in
Accession Number KO2106/15
Review by King of Belgium – 1st/5th Battalion, King’s Own Royal
Lancaster Regiment, passing the Saluting Base
Accession Number: KO0195/05
Watched by the Mayor of Lancaster, Councillor William
Briggs OBE, and the Corporation, the Cadre and Colours of the 1st/5th
Battalion parade in front of the Town Hall on their return from Germany
via Ireland on 17th October 1919. The Commanding Officer, Lieutenant
Colonel W G Hoare, DSO, stands to the left of the two mascots, Johnny, a
white pony given by the 2nd Battalion, and Joey, an Indian mule found at Ypres in 1915.
Accession Number KO0408/21, KO1533/03 and KO1141/01-30 & detail of Johnny and Joey.
Return of the Cadre of the 1st/5th Battalion, King's Own, who had spent
time in Ireland after they had left Belgium in the summer of 1919.
Officers of the regiment are joined by the Mayor of Lancaster and others
on the steps of Lancaster Town Hall 17th October 1919.
Accession Numbers: KO0408/20, KO0439/15, KO1141/01-29, KO1533/04 and KO2490/344
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