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 Cyprus 1956 -1959


A 'Cat Patrol' in Cyprus

A 'Cat Patrol' of the 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment in Cyprus
Royal Berkshire Regiment in Cyprus Photo Gallery

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L/Cpl New

2 Plt A Coy 1 Royal Berks

L/Cpl New at Primasol Camp, Nicosia Jan 1957 No 2 Platoon, A Company, 1st Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment, wearing CWW Smocks and Boots.


Cpl Nash

2 Platoon, A Company, 1st Royal Berks July 1957 Lt DAVIS reading the map at a training camp in the forest

2 Platoon, A Company, 1st Royal Berks, April 1957 Cpl Ian NASH, carrying out his washing in Troodos Mountains

Signaller on 88 set

Pay and Pay book correct

Unidentified Signaler of A Coy on an 88 set "Pay and Pay book correct, Sir"

Pay parade for A Coy in the troodos Mountains

Soldier talking to locals Pelendria

Cpl NASH in hot weather dress

A Soldier of 2 Platoon, A Company talking to Village boys in Pelendria, March 1957 Cpl I NASH in Hot weather dress, Dhekelia, Cyprus, 1956.

Regiment assists the Police

Battalion Duty Drummer

Soldiers of A Coy assist the Police in the Village of Pelendria, March 1957 1st Royal Berkshire Regiment, Duty Drummer at Government house, Feb 1957. (Can anybody identify him)

Cpl NASH with Greener Shotgun

A Coy wait to search

Cpl Ian NASH with a Greener Shotgun A Company waiting to search Pelendria March 1957


Nash and Amey

Pte MORRIS of A Coy guarding villagers in Pelendria, March 1957. Cpl Ian NASH and Pte Bert AMEY, Nicosia, 1957

L/Cpl Bill Heybourne

A Coy Live firing

L/Cpl Bill HEYBOURNE of A Coy on the Government House Guard, Feb 1957

A Company on a live firing exercise in Kyrenia, June 1957

2 Plt A Coy 1 R/Berks

2 Platoon, A Coy, 1st Bn Royal Berkshire Regiment
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