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burgess720
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PostSubject: Which regiment is this?   14/12/2008, 01:44

Hi all,

Trying to identify the regiment this sergeant belonged to?

This is the marriage of Charles Barker sometime in 1943, he was killed by a sniper in Italy in 1944.

I attach a portion of the photo, he was a regular soldier and appears to be wearing a dress uniform.
Note cap badge also the two collar badges.

Thanks
Tony

Now I cant see how to attach a small jpg photo? HELP!!!
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Paul
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Localisation : Limavady, N.I.
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield (Basic training), S.E.M.E. Bordon (Trade training), Barnard Castle, Hemer, Belfast (Emergency Tour), Londonderry, Munster, Brunei, Hong Kong
Registration date : 2008-04-06

PostSubject: Re: Which regiment is this?   14/12/2008, 11:58

Sent you a PM Tony.

Paul.
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PostSubject: Re: Which regiment is this?   15/12/2008, 05:54

Hi all,

Have sent a message to Paul

If anyone is interested Charles Barker born 1902 joined the Royal Artillery [possibly as early as 1920?]
In his wedding photo he is wearing sergeants dress uniform in 1943, 3 days later he was off to Italy where he was killed early in 1944. He never saw his daughter.
Obviously happened a lot in wartime.

Regards
Tony
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Number of posts : 817
Age : 65
Localisation : Limavady, N.I.
Cap Badge : R.E.M.E.
Places Served : Arborfield (Basic training), S.E.M.E. Bordon (Trade training), Barnard Castle, Hemer, Belfast (Emergency Tour), Londonderry, Munster, Brunei, Hong Kong
Registration date : 2008-04-06

PostSubject: Re: Which regiment is this?   15/12/2008, 18:12

Tony,

No message has arrived as yet, did you send a PM or e-mail?

Paul.
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PostSubject: Re: Which regiment is this?   16/12/2008, 23:40

Hi Paul,

I replied to an email that gave me instructions for posting images.

The uniforn is a Royal Artillery sergeant's dress uniform; the "bomb" type brass badges on the collars is the clue, as the cap badge is a little indistinct.

Thanks for your help.

Tony
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