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Royal Marines Football
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1941 - 1943 Royal Marines Division Football team
Picture sent in by Ray Glass (Former 59 Cdo) grandson of Mne Jim Gillies. Back row L to R TBC1, TBC2, TBC3, TBC4, TBC5, TBC6. Middle row L to R TBC7, TBC8, TBC9, Mne Jim Gillies, TBC11. Front row L to R TBC12, TBC13, TBC14.
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.
Winners of all 3 county senior trophies season 1942-43
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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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