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Wiltshire War, Conflict & Military Page - The Consultant is Linda Robson

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Wiltshire Militaria - Sergeant, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (Prince of Wales Own) 1897 Wiltshire Militaria - Sergeant, Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (Prince of Wales Own) 1897

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Linda Robson is a volunteer at the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire, and Wiltshire Regiment Museum and has agreed to act as a contact for this page and can if necessary try to reply to any queries anyone has regarding this page and the military side of Wiltshire.

Wiltshire is steeped in Military History therefore this page is meant to house any military records we have in one place that may not be realted to a single parish.

Posters of WWI

Web Sites

GWR Casualties of WWI - Great Western Railway Casualties 
The Wardrobe - Berkshire & Wiltshire Regimental Museum
Wiltshire Soldiers - Casualties of WWI

Wiltshire Soldiers Newsletters

February 2012

Books

The History of the 1st Batt. Wilts Volunteers (1888)          Ranks and Badges 1942

Camps

Brimstone Corner, Ludgershall 1905

Crime and Legal Matters

Wiltshire Militia Deserters 1812          Crime Reports 1850-1899

Miscellaneous Documents

Regimental March - The Wiltshire Militia Substitutes Advert 1797 Devastation of War 1914-1918  Parsi Tower of Silence 1914-1918
V.A.D. & Red Cross Hospitals 1914-1918       

People

Wiltshire VC Recipients Family Notices 1700-1799  
Military News 1700-1849 Inquest Reports 1700-1899 Wiltshire in the Trenches 1914-1918 
Family Notices 1800-1849 Veterans of the 41st Regiment of Foot 1810-1828 Veterans of the 66th Regiment of Foot 1810-1828
Family Notices 1850-1899 Military News 1850-1899 General Medical Council Registration 1859-1959
Autumn Manoeuvres 1872 Boer War Casualties on the Boer War Memorial, Bloemfontein Medical Records - X-Rays 1916-1918

For images of the some of the uniforms and other militaria associated with the Wiltshire Regiment and its history visit the Militaria Photo Gallery

Probate

Probate Index 1708-1775 (WSHC)                National Probate Index 1858-1966

Recruitment

Appeal from the Trenches 1914-1918

Sport

Cricket Match Wilts. v R.A.M.C. 1914-1918                 Football in Wartime 1914-1918

War Memorials Nationwide

Bell Ringers Memorial Book WWI (held at St. Pauls Cathedral Library, London)
Bell Ringers Memorial Book WWII (held at St. Pauls Cathedral Library, London

War Graves Project

War Office Letter to Walter H. Long 1919

Wiltshire Regiments    

Dring Family & the Wiltshire Regiment                 Wiltshire Militia 1780-1814                 Encampment of the Wiltshires 1868               1st Wiltshire Regiment Census (South Africa) 1911      

Royal Approval

"No regiment has done better than the Wiltshires" said King George, early in 1915, and since then the two gallant battalions have added greatly to their laurels. (From a postcard in the "Daily Mail" War Pictures Series VIII No. 61. which can be seen in the Militaria photo gallery above.

WWI

Wiltshire Regiment During WWI           Wounded List July 1917

WWII

Wiltshire Regiment 1943

 

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