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Museum Artefacts by Type


Historical Interest
The Carlisle Figures  

The Carlisle Figures. These two life-sized figures depict Grenadiers of The Queen's Royal Regiment. (Read More)

The Blockhouse  

Model of a Blockhouse. South African War 1901/02. Presented to the Officers' Mess 2nd Queen's. (Read More)

The Football  

A Different Ball Game. The Football charge of 8th Bn The East Surrey Regiment.
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Queen Victoria's Scarves  

Queen Victoria's Scarves. An unusual award, in the form of a long scarf crocheted by Queen Victoria, was made to selected servicemen during the South African War.
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Susteren Tapestry  

The story behind the Susteren Tapestry. From 10th January 1945 onwards 'Operation Blackcock' was launched in an effort to bring the Allied line up to the River Roer in the Netherlands on a front of about 12 miles. (Read More)

Powder Horn Snuff Box  

Powder Horn Snuff Box. It was carved and carried by a soldier of the Queen Dowager's Regiment. It has a map of North America in 1707 carved into the horn.
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Miniature Portraits of Various Regimental Officers  

Miniature Portraits of Various Regimental Officers.
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Queen's Regimental Medals  

Her Majesty Queen Mary's Scarves. Throughout the 1939-45 war a very active Regimental Welfare Committee functioned under the chairmanship of Colonel GN Dyer. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

HRH Princess Mary's Christmas Gift to troops in France 1914 and 1915. (Read More)

Figurehead of HMS "Queen Charlotte"  

Reproduction of the Figurehead of HMS "Queen Charlotte". (Original at Whale Island) Portsmouth. (Read More)

The HMS Defence Gavel  

The HMS Defence Gavel. Symbolic of the close association which existed between the Royal Navy and the Queen's Royal Regiment, there is a handsome gavel which was presented to the Officers' Mess 1st Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment in 1911 by Captain of HMS Defence of the First Cruiser Squadron, Royal Navy. (Read More)

Admiral Howe's desk  

Admiral Howe's desk & clock. (Read More)

The 100 Years Colours  

The 100 Years Colours. (Read More)

The Colonel Boards  

The Colonel Boards. (Read More)

Uniform 5  

Canteen. This Canteen was carried by CPL Sibley when he was wounded by a the grenade during an ambush by insurgents on 6th June 1954, which also shattered the water bottle. (Read More)

Quilted Armour of Koer Singh  

Quilted armour of Koer Singh, a rebel leader, during the Indian Mutiny of 1857. (Read More)

Quilted Armour of Koer SinghSwords  

The Coat and Swords of the Khans of Khelat. A story of battle, murder and sudden death is recalled by two curved Oriental swords in the museum. (Read More)

Medals
Queen's Regimental Medals  

Queen's Regimental Medals. Presented by officers at their own expense to non-commissioned officers and men in the 1830's for meritorious service. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

The Pearse Family medals. (Read More)

Major Frederick George Jackson.  

Major Frederick George Jackson. An unusual group of medals in the museum reveals a little of the adventurous life of Major Frederick George Jackson of The East Surrey Regiment. Two medals are unique and were awarded before he had even joined the Army. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

The Spences of the Thirty First Regiment. In a case in the Regimental Museum the medals of the Spences lie side by side. James Spence was about 24 years older than Frederick, and they were probably cousins. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

Medals of Sergeant TB Holdforth MM. His medals are the Military Medal awarded in June 1918 for gallantry whilst serving in Mesopotamia with the 1st/5th Queen's, the 1914-15 Star, War Medal, Victory Medal, the India General Service Medal with clasp North West Frontier 1918-19 and the Defence Medal. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

Medals of RSM A H Adams DCM. RSM "Buck" Adams had long service with the 2nd Battalion, but he will be remembered by many as the RSM of the Battalion in the 1939-45 War. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

Medals of Colonel H.G. Duncombe D.S.O. (The Queen's Regiment) D.S.O. 1945, General Service Medal (Clasps = Palestine & Palestine 1945-48 with Mention in Despatches emblem.) 1939-45 Star, Africa Star, Burma Star, Defence Medal, War Medal, Silver Jubilee Medal 1935, Silver Jubilee Medal 1977. (Read More)

Medals of RSM G Sullivan  

Medals of RSM G Sullivan Sullivan enlisted in February 1896, and was promoted Corporal in October of the following year. (Read More)

Queen's Regimental Medals  

Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840 with bar 1st Just 1794 Naval General Service Medal 1793-1840 with bar 1st Just 1794, awarded to J Beveridge, Queen's Royal Regiment who was in the Carpenter's Crew of HMS Russell. (Read More)

Medals of Brigadier General F J Pink, CB, CMG, DSO  

Medals of Brigadier General F J Pink, CB, CMG, DSO
Brigadier General Pink was born on 19th November, 1857, and joined the Regiment from the Royal Wiltshire Militia in 1878, being posted to the 2nd Battalion. He was promoted Lieutenant in March, 1881. (Read More)

Medals of Capt LCE Baker MC  

Medals of Capt LCE Baker MC
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Medals of Col LC East DSO OBE  

Medals of Col LC East DSO OBE
Lancelot Crofts East, known as Lance, was born on 22nd May 1901 and educated at Bedford School, and the RMC Sandhurst. (Read More)

Medals of Colonel P. G. Wreford-Brown  

Medals of Colonel P. G. Wreford-Brown
Born in 1909, he went to Charterhouse and Sandhurst, being commissioned and posted to 2nd Battalion The East Surrey Regiment at Catterick in 1929. (Read More)

Medals of CSM L Wells DCM MM  

Medals of CSM L Wells DCM MM
Leonard Wells was a north London lad who joined the 19th (County of London) Battalion after the outbreak of WW1 in 1914 and after training landed in France on 4th October 1914. (Read More)

Medals of General Sir Ivo Vesey KCB KBE CMG DSO  

Medals of General Sir Ivo Vesey KCB KBE CMG DSO
He was born 11th August 1876, the second son of Major General G H Vesey, and educated at Wellington College and Sandhurst. (Read More)

Medals of General Sir Richard Foster K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.  

Medals of General Sir Richard Foster K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.
General Foster held the Colonelcy over the period spanning the years of the Second World War. (Read More)

Medals of Lt Col E M Woulfe Flanagan, CMG, DSO  

Medals of Lt Col E M Woulfe Flanagan, CMG, DSO
His "greatness" came to light when the 1st Battalion went into action in 1914 and "Woulfy" proved himself to be a man of exceptional courage. (Read More)

Medals of Lt Col E Tebay, TD  

Medals of Lt Col E Tebay, TD
The East Surrey Regiment. (Read More)

Medals of Lt Col G Tilly DSO TD  

Medals of Lt Col G Tilly DSO TD
Born on 6th September 1897, Lieut Colonel Gerald Tilly, DSO. TD. He was commissioned in the 6th Bn The East Surrey Regiment in July 1939. (Read More)

Medals of Lt Col NJP Hawken MC TD  

Medals of Lt Col NJP Hawken MC TD
He was commissioned in the Queen's in May, 1939 and served with the 1/7th in France and Belgium 1940, being awarded the MC for his part in destroying 250 barges the La Bassee canal, under fire, to delay the German advance on Dunkirk. (Read More)

Medals of Major General FAH Ling CB CBE DSO DL  

Medals of Major General FAH Ling CB CBE DSO DL
Commanded 2/5th Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment from December 1943 to December 1944 and the 5th Battalion from March 1954 to March 1957. (Read More)

Headdress
Headdress 1  

The Queen's Mitre or Grenadier Cap, 1759. This cap was presented to the 1st Bn The Queen's in 1927. (Read More)

Headdress 2  

Quilted Shako 1861-1869. This is a Quilted Shako 1861-1869 of the 2nd Foot (Queen's Royal Regiment.) (Read More)

Headdress 6  

Busby. Busby belonging to LT col AP Drayson of 6th BN East Surrey Regiment. (Read More)

Silver
Two Silver Bugles.  

Two Silver Bugles. (Read More)

Queen's Royal Regiment Silver Drum.  

Queen's Royal Regiment Silver Drum. Made by Henry Potter Ltd. (Read More)

Uniforms
Uniform 1  

Uniform 1. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Uniform 2  

Uniform 2. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Uniform 4  

Uniform 4. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Uniform 5  

Shirt and cap of the Malayan Races Liberation Army. This is a shirt and cap of the Malayan Races Liberation Army this was a Chinese - Malayan Communist Insurgent group which was responsible for the Malayan Emergency of 1948-60. This item was captured by the Queen's in 1957. (Read More)

Uniform 7  

Uniform 7. Awaiting Description. (Read More)

Badges
Two Silver Bugles.  

2nd, 31st and 70th Regiments helmet, shoulder plate and Glengarry badges.
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Pictures
Two Silver Bugles.  

Officers Mess Photograph, 1st Bn The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey) Regiment, Bordon Camp Aldershot 11th August 1914.
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Drums & Associated Items
Bass Drum 1914  

Bass Drum 1914. (Read More)