2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment

Souvenirs

Many Burma veterans brought home battlefield trophies and souvenirs.


 
Compass
Compass used by Sgt. Gilbert Scott Selwyn while on service in Burma.
Donated by Sgt. Gilbert Scott Selwyn.
 
Japanese compass
Japanese compass, retrieved on Mandalay Hill, 1945.
Donated by Sgt. Gilbert Scott Selwyn.
 
Signed Rupee note
Japanese Government issue
100 Rupee note.

This has been signed by some of Terry Ashby's friends.
Donated by Terry Ashby's Daughter Maureen Devonshire.
 
Burmese dagger
Burmese dagger, also taken on Mandalay Hill, 1945.
Donated by Sgt. Gilbert Scott Selwyn.
 
Japanese flag
Goodwill flag, taken off a Japanese officer and possibly signed by his relatives, location unknown.
Donated by Sgt. Gilbert Scott Selwy.
 
Postcard
Postcard home.
The Secretariats of the Government of India, New Delhi.
Donated by Christine, daughter of Sgt. George Iles.
 
100 Rupee note
WW2 Japanese Occupation of Burma
100 Rupee Note.
Webmasters personal collection.
 
10 Rupee note
WW2 Japanese Occupation of Burma
10 Rupee Note.
Webmasters personal collection.
 
Five  Rupee note
WW2 Japanese Occupation of Burma
5 Rupee Note.
Webmasters personal collection.
 
One Rupee note
WW2 Japanese Occupation of Burma
1 Rupee Note.
Webmasters personal collection.
 
Half Rupee note
WW2 Japanese Occupation of Burma
Half Rupee Note.
Webmasters personal collection.
 

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2nd Battalion
The Royal Berkshire Regiment
(Princess Charlotte of Wales's)
1939 - 1959

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