1940's Gallery

1942 Portsmouth Royal Marines

1942 Portsmouth Royal Marines

Winners of the Trafalgar Day Charity Cup Back row L to R Mne S.A. Rogers, Mne W.E. Miles, Cpl E.S. Mathews, Middle row L to R CSgt C.E. Picken, Q.M.S.I. R.W.G. Collis, Mne T Caswell, Mne E Stafford, Mne T.W. McAndrew, Cpl E.R. Pearson, Cpl H.C. Hubbold, Cpl E Kelly, Cpl C.A.J. Welton. Front row L to R Mne W Winter, Ty. Lt E Wright, Brig E.J.B. Noyes, Headmaster F.J. Wilkins, Cpl R Johnson. *Absent from photo Sgt V Fletcher (Capt)

1942-43 3rd Battalion Royal Marines Football Team.

1942-43 3rd Battalion Royal Marines Football Team.

Winners of all 3 county senior trophies season 1942-43

1942 Royal Marines Football team 3rd AA Regt

1942 Royal Marines Football team 3rd AA Regt

Winners of the Handsome Shield Back row L to R Mne E Ireland, Mne A Allaway, Mne W Connolly, Sgt T W Patterson, Cpl H Finney, Mne J Hazelhurst, Mne S Ellis, Mne E Ireland. Middle row L to R Mne M.W. O'Reilly, Col J.E. Leech-Porter RM, LCpl H Morton, Lt Col K.L.M. Cooper RM, Mne W.H. Dudley. Front row L to R Sgt A.G. Jepps, Mne E Fitzhugh.

1942-43 Depot Royal Marines Football team

1942-43 Depot Royal Marines Football team

Exeter & District United Services League Winners,East Devon & Victory League Divisional Cup Winners Back row L to R LCpl E Elliott, Cpl J Murray, Mne R Cooper, Mne C Spinks. Middle row L to R CSgt Corbyn, Mne A Miller, LCpl F Donoghue, Mne Nelson, LCpl D Goodfellow, Mne R Flewin, Mne E Tilston, Mne S Lee, CSgt G Hayman(Trainer). Seated L to R Cpl P Smith, CSgt N Mathews B(Hon-Secretary), Capt M Pughe(P&RT officer), Sgt J Day(Capt), Maj Gen A Dawson C.B.E., Lt V Davidson, Lt J Simpson (Vice-Capt)

1943 Royal Marines Plymouth

1943 Royal Marines Plymouth

Devon Senior Cup Winners 1943 RM Plymouth 4 Plymouth United 2 ​ Back row L to R Mne F.R. Smith(reserve), Mne J.E Stanley, Sgt G.E. Hutchby (Capt), Mne A Anderson, Mne R.A. Hayden, Cpl E. Platt-Chance, Mne A.L. Shepherd. Middle row L to R Mne J McDonald, Mne G Higgins, Mne G Baxter, Mne K Speak, Mne H Iggleden. Front row L to R ARM / QMS E Burnett, LtT.W. Crane (P&RT Officer), Brigadier H.D. Weir, Suptg Clerk F Baker (Chairman), Mne R.G. Joyce (Secretary).

1943 604 A.F.C Combined Operations Royal Marines

1943 604 A.F.C Combined Operations Royal Marines

(sent in by Derek Rowlands) Standing L to R Lt Hull, Cpl Dickens, William (Billy) Rowlands, Gray, Finn, Hills, Cox, Cpl Clarke (Trainer). Seated L to R Slawson, Kay, LCpl Knight (Capt), Galbraith, Allinson.

1943-45 RM Training Group Devon Football Team

1943-45 RM Training Group Devon Football Team

Back row L to R Mne J Morriss, Mne A Higgs, Mne N Symonds, LCpl J Radford, Cpl G Wood Middle row L to R Maj J.A Taplin (CO), Mne F Burnham, Mne A.P Davies, CSM W.G Case (Trainer), Mne F Lucas, Mne R Buller, Capt M Lesser (Secretary). Front Row L to R Mne T.G Becks, Mne G Baxter, LCpl J.H Evans (Capt),Mne G Pryor, Mne L.T Evans.

1944 HMS ST Mathew Football Team

1944 HMS ST Mathew Football Team

Back row L to R Sgt J Jones, Mne Lewsley, Mne MacDonald, RSM Northover Middle row L to R Mne Hedge, Mne Stevenson, Cpl Tuckey. Front row L to R Lt Col P.H.O.L. Penfold, Lt Sandham, Mne Ward, Mne Smith (Capt), Sgt Tero, Mne Rush, Mne Oliver, Lt Barlow.

1944 Command Xl Eastern Command

1944 Command Xl Eastern Command

Standing L to R Cpl Kelly, Sgt Mylett, Sgt Lamb, Sgt Johnson, Mne Heldon. Seated L to R Mne Cooper, Cpl McLeish, Cpl Simms, Mne Deakin, Sgt Amor, Mne Golden.

1944 R.M.I.T.C Football Team

1944 R.M.I.T.C Football Team

Standing L to R Mne Thompson (Trainer), Mne Gunn, Mne Swindlles, Mne Fellowes, Cpl Rawcliffe, Capt Lesser (Sports Officer) Front row L to R Mne Middlebrook, Mne Arrowsmith, Mne Siswick, Mne Aston, Mne Evans, Mne McLure.

1944-45 Home Base Ledger Football Team

1944-45 Home Base Ledger Football Team

Back row L to R Sgt Wilkinson, Cpl Masefield, Mne Cockle, Mne Taylor, Cpl Hallas, Mne Lovett, Sgt Eyre, Sgt Speakman, Mne A Smith, Sgt Newman. Front row L to R Cpl Durling, Mne F Davies, Lt Col W.S. Poe C.B., D.S.O., R.M., Sgt Nichols, S/C Wood, Mne S Davis, Sgt Staines.

1945 - 46 Commando Trg Unit 1st Xl Football Team

1945 - 46 Commando Trg Unit 1st Xl Football Team

Back row L to R CSM Colwill, Mne Clark, Mne Ford, Cpl Smith, Sgt Rich, Mne Bowers, Sgt Willemse, LCpl Bingham, Mne Morris, Sgt Fairclough Middle row L to R Capt Dunn M.C., Lt Col Donnell, Mne Conway (Capt), Lt Col Palmer D.S.O., Capt Robinson. Front row L to R Cpl Harrinson, Mne McCartney, Mne Powell, Mne Jenkins.

1945 Amphibian Support Reg RM Football Team, India

1945 Amphibian Support Reg RM Football Team, India

Standing L to R Lt Frankland, Sgt Parrot, Cpl Briers, Mne Kelly, Capt Elliott, Sgt Beswick, Mne Sacket, Lt Wigmore (Capt), Mne Ford, Mne Mellor. Front row L to R Sgt Dorset, Cha Wallah (Mascott ), Cpl Douglas * There is an article with this photograph available on request.

1945 HMS Arethusa Royal Marines Football Team Inter Part Cup Winners

1945 HMS Arethusa Royal Marines Football Team Inter Part Cup Winners

Royal Marines beat Torpedo Division 6-0 after first game finished 2-2. Back row L to R Mne Whelan, ACpl Dearden, Musn Hutchings, Mne Rock, Mne Downey. Middle row L to R Mne Keen, Capt Bullock-Webster RM, Mne Eatwell, Sgt Clark, Mne Hughes. Front row L to R BCpl Brown, Mne Spencer, Musn Hopkins

1945 HMS Marve Bombay India

1945 HMS Marve Bombay India

(Sent in by Neil Fletcher) WW2 RM Camp – Landing Craft. Winners of the Service League Championship Bombay. Top row 2nd from left Benjamin Harold Fletcher Ply/x.113439

1946 B Troop 45Cdo Hong Kong

1946 B Troop 45Cdo Hong Kong

Sent in by Mary-Theresa Johnson (Roger Taylors Daughter) Back row, 3rd from the left Lt. Graham Partington, and next to him, 4th from the left is goal keeper Cpl. Roger Taylor

1946 B Troop 45Cdo Hong Kong 2

1946 B Troop 45Cdo Hong Kong 2

Sent in by Mary-Theresa Johnson (Roger Taylors Daughter) Back Row L to R Cpl Whitehead, Lt Graham Partington, Cpl Roger Taylor, Sgt Burnage (Capt), Mne Meers, Cpl Davis. Front Row L to R Sgt Causley (Trainer), Capt Gourlay, Cpl Didcott, Cpl Hayward, Mne Nicholson, Mne Broadward

1946-47 RM Portsmouth

1946-47 RM Portsmouth

The three cups on show are US Charity Cup, Navy Cup, Trafalgar Cup. Back row L to R CSgt Norris, Mne Fletcher, Cpl Davidson, Mne William Ranner, Mne Yaxley, Mne McCullum, CSM Mayles (Trainer). Front row L to R Cpl Newall, Sgt Smith, Sgt Hayes, Lieut (Qr. Mr.) R J Brookes M.B.E (Chairman), Mne Hayden, Mne Fairweather, Sgt C Quinn (Secretary) Inset CSgt Green

Depot Royal Marines Deal 1948

Depot Royal Marines Deal 1948

Undefeated August - November 1948 Back row L to R Sgt J.P. McDonnell (Instructor), Lindsay, Steers, Dawson. Middle row L to R Power, Ward, Bernard Berry. Front row L to R Wiseman, Halls, Thubron, Norbury, Scullion.

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