2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment

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Berkshiremen

Should you wish to submit a loved one who was a member of the Royal Berkshire Regiment WWII please be so kind as to download the questionnaire, and forward as much of it's criteria known to you. Thank you.


 
Name: HUTT Cyril Victor
 
Rank: Private
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service No: 5337276
Theatre: Burma - India
 
Additional Information:
Cyril Victor Hutt enlisted into the army at Reading in Berkshire on 12 May 1939 age 17. Serving with the Berkshire Regiment for 7 years until he was discharged on the 24 August 1946.
 
Submitted by: His daughter Carole Todd who wishes to find out more about her father.
 
 
Name: GOODWIN William Frederick
 
Rank: U/K
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service No: U/K
Theatre: Burma - India
 
Additional Information:
Enlisted on the 26 July 1940. Served in India and Burma between 1941 and 1945. William Goodwin was with the Royal Berkshire Regiment until his release from service on the 8th January 1946.
Sadly William Goodwin died in a road traffic accident in 1948.
 
 
Name: HALL Joseph William
 
Initials: J.W.
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: 1st Bn. Royal Berkshire Regiment
Age: 20
Date of Death: 10/03/1945
Service No: 14417042
Theatre: Burma - India
Grave/Memorial Reference:18. F. 20.
Cemetery:TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY
 
Additional Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. Hall, of South Wigston, Leicestershire. Best friend of Sgt. Walter William Pratt, 2nd Royal Berkshires.
 
Submitted by: Angela Holland-Yousaf, Great-niece of Pte. Joseph Hall, on behalf of their family who would like to hear from anyone who could shed light into the circumstance and location of Pte. Joseph Hall's death.
 
Submitted by: Dave Pratt on behalf of his father Walter William Pratt who also wishes to know more about this very brave veteran.
 
 
NAME: RICKETTS Jack Henry
 
Initials: J.H.
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: U/K
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service No: U/K
Theatre: Burma - India
 
Additional Information:
Jack Ricketts served with the Regiment during the Burma campaign.
 
Submitted by: His son Paul Ricketts who wishes to find out more about his father.
 
NAME: HINTON Frederick
 
Initials: F.A.
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Private
Regiment: 1st Bn., 2nd Div Royal Berkshire Regiment, later transferred to the 4th Bn.
Age: 91+
Service No: 5340067
Theatre: Europe - Burma - India
 
Additional Information:
Pte. Frederick (Fred) Hinton inlisted 15 July 1939, serving with 1st Battalion 2nd Div. Royal Berkshire Regiment. Posted to France in 1939, wounded early 1940. After recovery in the UK he was reassigned to the 4th Battalion and Posted to India in late 1942, Pte. Hinton saw action, in Arakan 1943 - Kohima – Assam in 1944 and finally on into Burma late 1944 where he finished his war.
Submitted by his son John Hinton on behalf of his father Fred Hinton.
 
NAME: AINGER Alfred George
 
Initials: A.G.
Rank: Company Sergeant
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service No: 5378388
Theatre: Europe
 
Additional Information:
Served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment from May 1942 through October 1945. Having previously served with the Ox & Bucks Light Infantry. Fought at Dunkirk and possibly wounded and medically discharged.
 
Submitted by: J A Allerhead BEM (WO1 Retd).
 
NAME: WILCOX Frank Edward
 
Initials: F.E.
Rank: U/K
Regiment: Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service No: U/K
Theatre: Burma - India
Age: 72
 
Additional Information:
Frank Wilcox served with the Royal Berkshire Regiment. Seldom speaking of his wartime exploits, other than to mention having been caught in a caught in an ambush, and the Pindari glacier Glacier?? in India. Sadly Frank Wilcox passed away in 1989.
 
Submitted by: Chris Wilcox on behalf of his father and brother.
 
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