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    HMS Montrose WW2 History :-...

    HMS Montrose WW2 History :- https://www.naval-history.net/xGM-Chrono-10DD-03Scott-HMS_Montrose.htm

    Keith
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    General service Keith

    General service
    Keith
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    The 36th were in India 1782 - 1798 then back in...

    The 36th were in India 1782 - 1798 then back in the UK leaving 1800 and back UK 1806, leaving UK 1807 - back 1809, Portugal 1811, UK 1815, Malta 1817 and back to UK 1825. Does any of his children's...
  4. BSM is normally a Battery Sergent Major. Keith

    BSM is normally a Battery Sergent Major.

    Keith
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    If he was Military Police and in the British Army...

    If he was Military Police and in the British Army Numbers are :-
    Corps of Military Police 7,681,001 - 7,717,000
    Military Provost Staff Corps 7,717,001 - 7,718,800
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    From 1920 Army Service numbers stayed with...

    From 1920 Army Service numbers stayed with soldier even if they changed Regiments. Numbers were allocated to different Regiments ie Grenadier Guards 2,604,001 - 2,646,000
    Guard Battalions went from...
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    Queen Victoria Rifles formed part of a Rifle...

    Queen Victoria Rifles formed part of a Rifle Brigade sent to delay the Germans and hold on to Calais for as long as possible. If you Google the Siege Of Calais that should give you some idea of the...
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    There is some photos of the old Officer quarters...

    There is some photos of the old Officer quarters here. Sadly the building is totally rundown.
    https://colchesterheritage.co.uk/Monument/MCC9278
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    I would say it's Home Establishment rather then...

    I would say it's Home Establishment rather then Rome Establishment. Rome fell to the Allies 5/6/1944.

    He was in the Royal Army Service Corp. It looks like he was posted Home on Compassionate...
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    As Peter said the Army Service Corps was formed...

    As Peter said the Army Service Corps was formed in 1888 as a free standing Corps. In 1869 the Army Service Corps was formed under the Control Department,they took over supply and transport functions.
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    I know Horse Transport Companies came under Army...

    I know Horse Transport Companies came under Army Service Corps in WW1 but not sure about 1880's.
    Keith
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    Not sure I have ever heard they were recruited...

    Not sure I have ever heard they were recruited from other Regiments. I think the 2 Battalions of Rifles, one Rifle Brigade one KKRC were used as skirmishers and snipers in the Napoleonic War. I have...
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    There is a web site if you google...

    There is a web site if you google "tailendcharlietedchurch" I can't put the link on here because it has adverts. Not an expert on RAF, have done limited research but I'm sure there will be other...
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    Distinguished Flying Medal.1336000 Flight ...

    Distinguished Flying Medal.1336000 Flight Sergeant Richard George MEALE,R.A.F.V.R., 209 Sqn.In August, 1945, this officer and airman a?pilot and front gunner ...
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    https://www.naval-history.net/xDKCasAlpha1939-45Bo....

    https://www.naval-history.net/xDKCasAlpha1939-45Bo.htm

    BREAREY, Herbert, Act/Able Seaman, P/JX 290005, Hero, steamship, (President III, O/P), 6 July 1942, ship loss, MPK

    MPK is missing...
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    Cheshire Regiment - India Lucknow Jan.1922 then...

    Cheshire Regiment - India Lucknow Jan.1922 then on to Dinapore 1924, Poona 1927 and Allahabad 1929.
    Did he serve 7 years with the Colours ( Regular Army ) and 5 years in the Reserves which was...
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    Not a expert but could be Black Watch. Keith

    Not a expert but could be Black Watch.

    Keith
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    Not great on uniforms, I sure more knowledgeable...

    Not great on uniforms, I sure more knowledgeable people on this forum can help, but looking at the pillbox hat my guess would be late Victorian.

    Keith
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    First one looks like Scots Guards, the button...

    First one looks like Scots Guards, the button spacing three in a row. last one looks like Grenadier Guards.

    Keith
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    MU I think stands for Maintenance Unit. could it...

    MU I think stands for Maintenance Unit. could it be 61 MU ?

    Keith
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    The 2nd Hampshire were stationed in Malta in 1903...

    The 2nd Hampshire were stationed in Malta in 1903 till 1905 then on to Bermuda. They left S. Africa in 1902 returning to Portsmouth before going to Malta.

    Keith
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    Royal Marines Tradesman (Crossed Hammer And...

    Royal Marines Tradesman (Crossed Hammer And Tongs)

    https://www.british-genealogy.com/extensions/uploads/16dc64f9-acfc-4b6f-ac97-a3d5e842cd36.jpg
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    M2 - Army Service Corps. Electricians Keith

    M2 - Army Service Corps. Electricians

    Keith
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    The 1/4,1/5, 1/6 and 1/7 Battalions of the Essex...

    The 1/4,1/5, 1/6 and 1/7 Battalions of the Essex Regiment fought in Gallipoli. Evacuated from Gallipoli and moved to Mudros, going on to
    Alexandria 17 December 1915. Remained in Egypt/Palestine...
  25. Just to add to the post from Christina, the 10th...

    Just to add to the post from Christina, the 10th London Regiment (Paddington Rifles) was disbanded in 1912 and personnel absorbed by 3rd (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal...
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