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VERNE CITADEL - EAST RAMPARTS.

(LC0954)

THE VERNE PORTLAND

2ND WARWICKS LEAVING BARRACKS

(LC0944)

VERNE CITADEL

WEST DITCH COUNTERSCARP. CONVICTS BUILDING THE COUNTERSCARP (OUTSIDE WALL OF DITCH ).

(LC0959)

VERNE CITADEL, NORTH FLANK.

(LC0919)

SOUTH WEST VERNE DITCH

SOUTH WEST VERNE DITCH, SOUTH WEST FLANK FINISHED ON WEST SIDE. RUBBISH STILL TO BE CLEARED FROM DITCH - 1868

(LC0921)

SOLDIERS ON PARADE

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS ON THE MAIN SQUARE OF THE VERNE CITADEL, PORTLAND.

(LC0901)

SOLDIERS PARADING AT THE VERNE

(LC0922)

CASTLETOWN PORTLAND, VERNE FORT IN BACKGROUND

(JC0341)

VERNE CITADEL 2ND LINCOLN REGIMENT OCTOBER 10TH 1937

START OF CIVIC WELCOME OCTOBER 10TH 1937. GUN IN PICTURE POSSIBLY CAPTURED GERMAN GUN.

(DR04362)

UNKNOWN FUNERAL

(JC12228)

DGB. TERRITORIAL ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY BAND, WARDEN CAMP, I.O.W. 1922.

BANDMASTER SGT DOWELL. 

(LC0985)

NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 2nd BATTALION, TROOPING THE COLOUR ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY AT THE VERNE CITADEL PORTLAND - APRIL 23rd 1898.    GENERAL WILLIS, COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT, WITH THE OFFICERS. 

(LC0930)

102 BATTERY, EAST WEARES, PORTLAND - 1943 

(LC0937)

102 BATTERY FOOTBALL TEAM, EAST WEARES, PORTLAND - 1943. 

(LC0938)

EDWARD HOLT. 

ADDRESS GIVEN AS 7 BELLEVIEW TERRACE, PORTLAND. 

(LC1416)

NO DETAILS AVAILABLE.

(LC0909)

PORTLAND GUNNERS AT RED BARRACKS 1936 

(LC0967)

PORTLAND TA? C1930s? 

(LC0968)

PORTLAND TA ARRIVING AT PLYMOUTH 1935 

(LC0969)

PORTLAND BATTERY FOOTBALL TEAM 1924. 

TOP LEFT= BILL HUNT, HARRY BALL, 5TH= SAMMY PLAICE,  TUBBY MALE. BOTTOM LEFT = FRED TRIM, 3RD=BILL WHITE (GOOD LAD), MICHAEL FROGLEY. RIGHT SEATED= CHARLIE SAMSBURY? 

(LC0972)

BERT HORLOCK’S FAMILY. 

FROM THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 

(LC09101)

EASTON DRILL HALL. 

1920`S - SEE GASLIGHT - SO BEFORE ELECTRIC CAME TO ISLAND. BY 1930-1 THEY TOOK OVER ROLE OF 9.2" GUNS. 6" MK. 7 DUMMY LOADER DRILL. 

(LC09103)

180 BATTERY PORTLAND. 

THE DETACHMENT WHICH WON THE KINGS CUP AT PLYMOUTH 1924. BATTERY COMMANDER MAJOR LLEWELLYN. BATTERY SERGEANT MAJOR BILL HUNT ( NEXT ON RIGHT). 

(LC09104)

A COLONEL SANSOM PHOTO. 

(LC09121)

EAST WEARES BATTERY ? - LATE 1880's. 

(LC09128)

EAST WEARE, "E" BATTERY c. 1870's. 

EAST WEARE "E" BATTERY c. 1870's. NEAR NAVAL BASE CEMETERY. THE PLAN OF ANGLES FOR CAMERA DATED 8TH DEC. 1877 (ROYAL ENGINEERS LIBRARY, CHATHAM). 

(LC09130)

EAST WEARES BATTERY - LATE 1800's? 

(LC09133)

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS. 

SOME OF THE CORPS OF DRUMS PREPARING FOR THEIR ANNUAL REGIMENTAL PARADE TO COMMEMORATE THE CRIMEAN BATTLE OF ALMA. THE FIVE DARK SIDE DRUMS WERE CAPTURED FROM THE RUSSIANS N THAT BATTLE AND ARE ALWAYS USED IN THE ANNUAL PARADE AT VERNE CITADEL PORTLAND WHERE THEY WERE STATIONED FROM 1933 - 1937. 

(LC0902)

ST. GEORGE'S DAY, 25/04/1898 VERNE CITADEL. 

2ND. BATTALION NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. ON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OUTSIDE REGIMENTAL HQ AT VERNE CITADEL. 

(LC0912)

THE BAND AND DRUMS OF THE 2nd BATTALION NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS ON SMALL SQUARE OUTSIDE RHQ AT THE VERNE CITADEL, PORTLAND - ST. GEORGES DAY 25th APRIL 1898. 

(LC0914)

2ND. LINCOLN REGIMENT. 

KING GEORGE VI PRESENTS DRUMS TO REGIMENT SEEN HERE MARCHING UP TILLEYCOMBE, FORTUNESWELL. 

(LC09122)

A COL SANSOM PHOTO. 

(LC09119)

A COLONEL SANSOM PHOTO. 

(LC09117)

A COLONEL SANSOM PHOTO. 

(LC09116)

A COLONEL SANSOM PHOTO. 

(LC09115)

COLONEL SANSOM?

(LC09114)

WHO ARE THEY AND WHERE? 

(LC09111)

MR WILLIAM AND MRS EVA HODDER WITH SON WILLIAM (BILL) 1917

UNIFORM IS A UTILITY TUNIC OF THE ROYAL ENGINEERS. 

(JH1215)

2ND NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. 

VERNE CITADEL. TROOPING THE COLOURS. 

(LC0913)

INSIDE VERNE (RIFLE RANGES ETC.) 1877 

(JH0705)

EAST WEARES BATTERY 

PREPARING TO FIRE 

(JH0727)

WALTER CRISPIN STONE 1884-1944 

TAKEN IN 1916 

(JH0877)

HOSPITAL STAFF AT VERNE 

ARMY CHAPLAIN, MEDICAL STAFF HOSPITAL CORPS, AND NURSING SISTER 

(JH0733)

2ND DORSET REGIMENT DESCENDING FORTUNESWELL 

(DR0413)

PORTLAND SHOWING VERNE CITADEL AND CASTLETOWN 

ALSO SHOWN IS THE RN HOSPITAL, NEXT TO THE MERCHANTS RAILWAY. 

(PT0104)

VERNE CITADEL 2ND LINCOLN REGIMENT OCTOBER 10TH 1937 

START OF CIVIC WELCOME 

(DR04362)

SOLDIERS AT SOUTH ENTRANCE OF VERNE CITADEL. 

ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS STANDING GUARD OTHER SOLDIERS ROYAL ARTILLERY CIRCA 1913 

(DR04363)

SOUTH ENTRANCE TO VERNE CITADEL 

WITH ORIGINAL BRIDGE 

(DR04364)

SOLDIERS EXITING THE VERNE CITADEL 

(DR04365)

THE VERNE BARRACKS C1906 

(DR04368)

HAULING 9.2 INCH GUN UP TO BLACKNOR FORT 1909 

(JH0728)

GENERAL'S INSPECTION AT VERNE BARRACKS 1927 

1ST GLOUCESTERS 

(DR04370)

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, AND ARMY MEDICAL STAFF C1895 

(JH0734)

PRESENTATION OF KINGS CUP TO PORTLAND RGA

PRIZE WAS FOR GUNNERY, YEAR 1925. 

(JH0485)

PRESENTATION OF THE KINGS CUP 1925

GUNNERY COMPETITION

(DR0440)

565 (WILTS) ARMY TROOPS COY RE (T) TAKEN IN FRANCE 1918 

SEATED 6TH FROM LEFT - JOE HIBBS (SNR)

1ST RIW 2ND FROM LEFT - WILL STONE

1ST ROW 3RD FROM LEFT JACK (SPRINGFIELD) PEARCE

BACK ROW 3RD FROM LEFT HARRY HIBBS (SNR) 

(JC1001)

ARMY PICTURE, ROYAL ENGINEERS 

SECOND IN AT REAR = ROBERT SPENCER HINDE, BORN 1879, DIED 1968 

(JH0845)

WILLIAM ATTWOOLL HINDE (ROYAL ARTILLERY) C1917 

(JH0846)

PREPARING GUN FOR FIRING AT HIGH ANGLE BATTERY EAST CLIFF1899 

(JH0709)

PREPARING GUN AT HIGH ANGLE BATTERY 

THE DUKE OF CONNAUGHTS OWN SLIGO MILITIA, THIS ARTILLERY MILITIA IS MENTIONED IN THE RECORDS OF THE DORSET CORPS OF ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY (RGA)  VOLUNTEERS, AND APPEARS IN A PHOTOGRAPH IN THE "NAVY AND ARMY" ILLUSTRATED, MANNING THE VERNE'S GUNS IN 1900. 

(JH0710)

MILITARY  PARADE, 2ND BUFFS, PORTLAND 

(LC0946)

2ND NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS BAND (ST GEORGES DAY) 1898 

(JH0761)

 2ND NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS BAND ?1898  

THEY ARE WEARING DIFFERENT HEAD DRESS TO ANOTHER PICTURE OF 2ND NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 

(JH0762)

2ND BATTALION THE PRINCE ALBERTS SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY 3RD NOVEMBER 1899 

(JH0744)

ARRIVAL OF 2nd R.W.F. FROM INDIA 

ROYAL WELCH FUSILIERS MARCH 1914. LEFT PORTLAND AUGUST 1914 HEAD OF COLUMN ASCENDING VERNE HILL 

(DR0432)

D DAY PICTURE PORTLAND 1944 

(DR06140)

FROM DORIS HANDSFORD nee LYNHAM FORMERLY WHITE COLLECTION

COULD BE WAY, WHITE ,LYNHAM OR HANDSFORD 

(JH1021)

FROM DORIS WHITE nee LYNHAM, FORMERLY WHITE COLLECTION 

COULD BE WAY, LYNHAM, WHITE OR HANDSFORD 

(JH1033)

 LEFT =ARTHUR WOODHOUSE AND UNKNOWN IN ROYAL ENGINEERS N01 UNIFORM 1939 

(GG1005)

CORPORAL ARTHUR WOODHOUSE  

5TH JULY 1943, ROYAL ENGINEERS

(GG1001)

SHOWING THE ARRIVAL OF 2ND ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS

FROM INDIA IN  MARCH 1914 

(JH0732)

THE 2ND WARWICKS LEAVING BARRACKS. 

(JH0758)

 MR WILLIAM AND MRS EVA HODDER WITH SON WILLIAM (BILL) 1917 

UNIFORM IS A UTILITY TUNIC OF THE ROYAL ENGINEERS 

(JH1215)

WILLIAM HODDER SECOND FROM LEFT STANDING, IN PRISONER OF WAR CAMP. 

(JH1249)

WILLIAM (BILL) HODDER WITH ANOTHER.

WILLIAM ON THE RIGHT  IN PRISONER OF WAR CAMP 

(JH1252)

UNKNOWN SOLDIER, COULD BE CROAD OR HODDER. 

(JH1209)

MR AND MRS W HODDER AND SON WILLIAM (BILL)

ROYAL ENGINEERS CIRCA 1914 /18 

(JH1211)

 No 8 COMPANY, 1st DORSET RGA VOLUNTEERS WITH CUP JH1213 

WHO ARE THEY, MAYBE A HODDER OR A CROAD IN PICTURE. 

(JH1213)

GEORGE FLEW 1916. 

CAP BADGE MAY BE DORSET REGIMENT 

(CH0127)

MR JACK “SPRING HEEL" PEARCE. 

MR PEARCE WITH A QUESTIONING LOOK SKYWARDS

ROYAL ENGINEERS 

(LC0132)

 PRIVATE, ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORP 1914  FIRST CLASS ORDERLY. 

(JH0735)

2ND BATTALION THE PRINCE ALBERT’S SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY 3RD NOVEMBER 1899 

(JH0746)

ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY, 12 POUNDER GUN DETACHMENT 1891 

(JH0747)

SERGEANT ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS 1890 

(JH0748)

COLONEL INDIAN STAFF CORPS, LIEUTENANT 1ST BATTALION ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS, LIEUTENANT ROYAL ENGINEERS, AT THE VERNE 

(JH0749)

TYPICAL LAYOUT FOR KIT INSPECTION 1896 

(JH0750)

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS 1935, THE REGIMENTAL COLOUR. 

(JH0751)

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS "ALMA DAY" AT VERNE 1935 

MUSICIANS WITH THE RUSSIAN DRUMS CAPTURED IN THE CRIMEA, "BATTLE OF THE ALMA"  1854 

(JH0752)

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS "ALMA DAY" 1935

HANDING OVER THE COLOUR 

(JH0753)

SOLDIERS AT THE VERNE 

(JH0760)

GROUP ARMY PICTURE 1916 

WALTER CRISPIN STONE 1884-1944 FRONT RIGHT SEATED 

(JH0864)

2ND BATTALION BUFFS (EAST KENT REGIMENT) CHURCH PARADE 1925 

(JH0759)

PRIVATE, 20TH FOOT (EAST DEVONSHIRE  REGIMENT) 1880 

(JH0737)

DUKE OF CAMBRIDGES OWN MIDDLESEX REGIMENT 

(JH0738)

SOUTH ENTRANCE 1900s 

SOLDIERS EXITING THE VERNE 

(JH0740)

SOLDIERS RETURNING TO BARRACKS 1920/30 

(JH0742)

77TH REGIMENT 1870, POSING WITH CUP 

(JH0743)

TROOPING THE COLOUR 1935 

1ST BATTALION GREEN HOWARDS 

(JH0755)

THE GREEN HOWARDS FAREWELL INSPECTION 1937

(JH0757)

THE KINGS (SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY) 1865-1912 

(JH0736)

GUN EMPLACEMENT ON THE VERNE. 

(LC0928)

GUN EMPLACEMENTS ON THE VERNE 

(LC0929)

NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS 2nd BATTALION, TROOPING THE COLOUR ON ST. GEORGE'S DAY AT THE VERNE CITADEL PORTLAND - APRIL 23rd 1898.    GENERAL WILLIS, COLONEL OF THE REGIMENT, WITH THE OFFICERS.

(LC0930)

OFFICERS OF THE 2nd BATTALION SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY ON THE STEPS FROM THE MAIN SQUARE TO THE RAMPARTS OF THE VERNE CITADEL PORTLAND, PRIOR TO THEIR EMBARKING FOR THE BOER WAR. THEY LEFT PORTLAND ON 4th NOV. 1899. THEY NUMBERED 903 AND WERE COMMANDED BY LT. COL. E. J. GALLWEY. 

(LC0942)

UNKNOWN ARMY GROUP.

EDWARD HOLT, THIRD FROM RIGHT. 

(LC1436)

VERNE HILL 1919. LOOKING TOWARD THE VERNE CITADEL.  

THE TWO FIGURES ARE MEMBERS OF THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES.

FOR A MODERN VIEW OF THIS SCENE PLEASE CLICK HERE

(JH0720)

BLACKNOR POINT. 

TAKEN FROM NEAR BARNES TIP, GUN BARREL CAN BE SEEN AT THE FORT. 

(JH06151)

PORTLAND TA 1924 AT PLYMOUTH. 

"PRIDE OF THE CAMP"

TOP LEFT = R STEWKESBURY, FRED TRIM, ??,  BUTTS COMBEN. BOTTOM LEFT= JERSEY CROAD, ??,  ? WHITE. 

(LC0970)

BOB AND TOM SPENCER. 

(JC0925)

DORSET TERRITORIALS 1920's. 

HARRY SMITH, SERGEANT IN FRONT WITH BATON.

(JC1170)

6TH DORSETS AT PORTLAND BILL 1939. 

HARRY SMITH, SGT. ON LEFT.

(JC1160)

THREE SOLDIER BANDSMEN 1923. 

? STONE, CHRIS SMITH, JOHNNY CUTTING AT CAMP 1923.

(LC09107)

MABEL (NEE OTTER) AND HARRY SMITH 1918. 

HARRY ON WOUNDED LEAVE.

(JC1117)

LARGE BUILDINGS INSIDE VERNE 1877.

(LC0706)

NORTH ENTRANCE OF VERNE 1877.

LC0707)

CONSTRUCTION OF SOUTH GATE BRIDGE.

(JH0708)

L: TO R:-  ?, GEORGE COMBEN, ? , MOLLO HANSFORD, SONNY ILIFFE, ?, BILL HUNT, ERN SMITH, JACK WHITE, ?, BILL WHITE.

(JH1007)

TROOPS RETURNING TO THE VERNE CITADEL.

(CH0218)