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Hi
I recently visited 'The Somme' where I found a stone dedicated to an un-named soldier of the Worcester Regiment, I laid a small wreath on behalf of 1 & 2 Mercian Volunteers & (Worcesters & Foresters) on the grave.

Dickie
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Sent in from Bill Gould,
L>, `Fitz' Fitzgerald & Bill Gould.
Armagh our last tour there prior to Belize 76 or 77.
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Denise Ford. is looking for any names of this Foresters Band, it was known as Badajoz XLV, and they played in Goslar, Germany in 1949/50. Would you know of anyone who might know any such information? It is members of that band that I wish to trace.
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Photos 105 to 110 have been sent in by Derek Hill.
From left to right. Derek Hill (D.R.) Roy Wood. Bob Wheeldon. Jack Bastable (Sigs.Cpl.) Ernie Duce
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Photos 108 to 110 are close ups of this Platoon photo
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SENT IN BY BRAD BRADLEY VIA ALAN & BRENDA DERBYSHIRE
hi
Happy new Year to all

Found this photo of some of C Company in Norway
Could name three me being one
MacMalard first canoe rear
Fritzpatrick third canoe me at the rear of him
Could you put it on the 1WFR web site for more names
Thanks

Have lost contact with the news letter and others when my computer went down

Hoping you can past this on
Brad Bradley
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Thought you might like to use some of these.
Regards Derek Hill.
Sennybridge. Wales. 1960. Alan Mitchell (Mitch). Derek Hill. Roger Morris. Alan Brown
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Scotland 1961 Alan Mitchell.Derek Hill. John Berrington.(Cpl). Chris Shipley
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1960 Norton Barracks. Hut 66.
Roy Jenkins (Batty). Bob Wheeldon. Jack Bastable (Cpl).
Roy Wood. Terry Grice. Derek Hill
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1961 Derek Hill (D.R.) M.T.yard Norton Barracks
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Sept.1960 Norton Barracks. Extra D.R.s to take the Btl. to Sennybridge.
Derek Hill (Sig.D.R.) Alan Brown (Sig. D.R.) Ken Clift (Sig. L/Cpl).
(Mortar's Plt.L/Cpl.) Sgt. Excell (R.P.) Herbert (M.M.G.Plt.) Watts(L/Cpl. R.P.)
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Norton Barracks May 1960. Derek(Curly) Tansley (L/Cpl)
Jack Bastable (Cpl). Jack Cummings (Cpl.M.T.) Ray Wood.
Andy Anderson (L/Cpl) Bob Wheeldon. Roy Jenkins.Alan Mitchell.
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1960 Whittington Barracks.Normandy Platoon
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Norton Barracks 1960
Signals Hut 66
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1961 Kinmel Bay N.Wales.
Bob Wheeldon. A Company Cpl. Derek Hill. (Windy) Gale (Cpl).
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Scotland 1961
Chris Shiply. Terry Grice. Geof. Jackson. Derek Hill
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Sennybridge S/Wales
Signals D.R.s. Derek Hill. Alan Brown.
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Castle Martin 1960 Ted Bucknall. Roy Jenkins. Derek Hill.
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Stan Creek. British Honduras. 1961
Davis. Chris Shipley. Philip (Taffy) Davies. Tanky Talor.
Al. Brown. Alan Mitchell.
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Stan Creek November 1961.
Tony Faulkner. Rodney Blood. Chris Shiply.
Al. Brown. Arthur Cartledge
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British Honduras December 1961
Eating sugar cane while the washing dries.
Tanky Talor. Alan Mitchell. Derek Hill.
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I don’t know if this is readable,
it is a cutting from the “Express and Star”
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hi
I found this photo in my Buff Lodge most in the pic are Sgt in Minden in 1963.

I will be over on the 6th june i hope Ill see then.

All the best

John Normansell.
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next 2 photos handed in from Bob Shaw, HQ Shooting Team, Gibraltar. Back row from L> Brian Cooper, Dixie ?, Dave Martin, Kerrans, T Gay. front from L>, ?, Bob Shaw, ?.
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HQ Shooting team , Gibraltar.
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Split last photo to view faces better, help with names needed please, back from L. ?, Dixie ?, Kerrans, ?, ?. front from L>,Brian Cooper,? , ?, ?.
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from back L>, ?, Bob Shaw, ?, Dave Martin, ?, front from L>, ?, ?, T Gay
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(The next 7 photos have been sent in by Frank Caldicott Ex Worcesters)
Menin Gate , Poppies at Armistice
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Memorial to the men of the 2nd Batt Worcesters, Battle of Gheluvelt
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Brunswick Platoon
Worcestershire Rgt August 1959
( the next 3 photos after this one is a breakdown of this photo)
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From Left
Back. Ptes Jenkins,Crosby,Dutton
Standing.Ptes Birch,Clifford,Maynard,Burford
Sitting.Ptes Barlow,Clark,Cpl Soley
Front.Ptes Fisher98,Fraser,Massey
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From Left.
Back.Ptes Bucknall,Blood,Merrick.
Standing. Ptes Pullen,Beasley,Bagnall.
Sitting. Sgt Harris,Lt Hargreaves,Cpl Harding.
Front.Ptes Halford,Jaques.
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From Left.
Back. Ptes Anderson,Law,Fisher40,Emberton.
Standing. Ptes Anslow,Mansell,Evans,Bayliss.
Sitting. L/Cpl Caldicott,Ptes Cliff, Leeson.
Front. Ptes Kimberley, Ballard, Green.
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1st Worcesters. Sgts Mess
From Left. Frank Caldicott, Brian Vann, Colin Desmondburgh, Brian Cooper
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7th Batt R. Worc Rgt Drill squad 1963 Evesham. Sent in by Maurice Smith
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( next 4 photos sent in by Martin Stringfellow ex 1st Worc) Press cutting of Malaya Platoon
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Malaya Press photo 'Tenang' end of 1951 (names on photo 141)
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D Coy 1st Worc 'Klang' mid 1951
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back of last photo
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(The next 4 photos sent in by Patrick Wood ex 1st Worcs)1955Cpl Wood 4th fr L, Cpl Arnold 5th fr L. After training the troops joined Batt in Germany
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1955 Bar in Germany, L>, Jack Bastille, Patrick Wood
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Mess part Norton Bks 1955, 2nd fr L Cpl Hadley, 5th served in malaya, last on R Patrick Wood
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Centre Patrick Wood. Sennelager 10th April 1956 BAOR24. Manoeuvres Germany.
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( 149 & 150 sent in by Cyril Davies ex 1st Worc Rgt) 1st Btn Worc Rgt. 7 Plt Penang 1952..
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Photo from Worc News 1959. Part of last draft to leave Worcester for West Indies National Service
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The next 5 photos are from Legion Biker, Kev Watts ex 1 WFR, from Lichfield and BAOR Peninsula Bks
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Fort Prince of Wales, Later changed to Peninsula Bks when Brits took over.
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Peninsula Bks mid 50`s
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Shack 21
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Peninsula Bks Naafi
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Peninsula bks
From L>,Ptes. Kirk, Hawthorne, Richardson.
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50th Anniversary Gheluvelt (sent in by Maurice Smith) March past Guildhall Worcester. Major Bailey at head of column. CSM Charlie Fish front LH rank. 5th from front LH Trevor Harris, LH 3rd from front LCpl Derek Spittle.Mid rank 3rd back Atkinson. RH rank 5th from front LCpl Alan `Kipper' Fish. At back CSM Maurice Smith Colour Guard
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50th Anniversary Gheluvelt `Old Comrades' march past Guildhall Worcester.
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Sent in by Ex Worc Rgt Sammy (smudger) Smith from Lydd.
Hi Nigel,I took this on rememberence day. with this photo you can see most of the lettering as l lifted, i keep replacing it each year . I think also when the gardeners are doing their mowing they bang the grave kerbs which disturb the lose letters. Mind considering our long it is, its just wear and time. A bit like the living of a certain age!!!!
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Sent in by Chris Cartwright in Auckland NZ.
You may be interested in the attached photograph of my father, Pte Harry Cartwright, late of the 7th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment . I understand it was taken in India circa 1921

Harry stands back row, second right.

Regimental Number 5241597 (formally 73661)
POB. Kidderminster

Joined Regiment: 18 July 1919, Norton Barracks, Worcester
Age: 15, lied about his age (1902) – actually born 1904

1919 --1921
Portobello Barracks, Dublin

29 Sep 1921
India
Age: 17

9 February 1929
Return from India
Age: 24

I would be interested if anyone can add more information on the Regiment time in Ireland and India

Regards,

Chris Cartwright
Auckland
New Zealand

P.S I’m the “Cousin in law” of someone you may know - Graham Bird
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letter from a Pte Maurice Calvert WWI. To Blanch about train journey and issue of light Khaki kit (readable with magnifying glass)
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Maurice 2nd half of letter to sister Blanch, eager to have a go at the turks!
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Photo of Maurice Calvert the Boxer
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Pte Maurice Calvert 9th Batt Sherwood Foresters
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Pte Maurice Calvert
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Pte Maurice Calvert KIA Gallipoli
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Newspaper obituary for Pte Maurice Calvert
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This part includes Maurice Calvert`s boxing
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1st Worcs A coy, Nassau.
The next 5 photos were sent in by Arthur Turner (Worcs branch)
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1st Worc`s. A Coy. Nassau.
(Arthur Turner is on the Right of the cook on the Right of photo).
Also on photo. C Shrimpton, Buck, Bowen Flashwarm. If you know any more names please get in touch via the feedback page.
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next two photo are enlargements of 71 LH of photo
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RH of 71
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Norton Barracks
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This photo has been sent in from Arthur Turner. it is June 1959 Does anyone know the name of the Lance Corporal please. Contact through Feedback page or email me if you`ve got my address
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Bill Charmer, Worc Regt Next 8 photos(to 183) are from Bill Charmer`s family sent in after his funeral in Shropshire. If anyone can help with names, dates and places would much appreciated
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Berlin 27/10/48 A Coy soccer team
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Poss Norton Bks ?
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Poss Norton Bks ?
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L>, RSM John Shire ?, CSM Jack Middleton, CSM Charlie Shrimpton, CSM George Wright, CSM Bill Charmer
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Malaya ?
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L>, L/Cpl Edwards, Major Newcombe
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Pte`s Wood & Shaw with Company pets
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