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1st Yorkshire Regiment, K. Company, Winners of the Douglas Shield, 1905 (Unknown)
Black & White imagec1905. Group portrait of 'K' company belonging to the 1st Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles). They are pictured with the Douglas Shield which they won in 1905. The home of Leeds Rifles, between 1887 and 1969, was Carlton Barracks, Little London, Leeds.
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7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles) 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team (Little London) (4 comments)
Black & White imagec1911. Image shows a group portrait of 'C' Company's Scouting and Skirmishing Team, part of the 7th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment (Leeds Rifles. They are pictured in front of a double doorway with their magnificent trophies. They were the winners of The Bingham Trophy, the enormous trophy seen centrally. It was manufactured in Sheffield in 1893 and is the largest piece of sterling silver hollow ware to be made at over three feet high and 11 feet in circumference. It cost £800 and was ordered by Colonel J.E. Bingham to be awarded to the winning Yorkshire Volunteers Battalion in the annual field-firing competition. The trophy disappeared from Brighouse Museum in the 1940s and has not been traced since. The team pictured are also the winners of the West Yorkshire Brigade Challenge Cup and the Robinson Cup, 1911 (a piece of plate worth £15 presented by Lieutenant Colonel Robinson). The soldiers are identified as; back row, from left to right, Rifleman J. Houston, Rifleman O. Smith (Reserve), Rifleman H. Walton. Middle Row, from left to right, Rifleman W. Lockwood, Lance Corporal F. Patrick, Corporal G. Stoyle, Rifleman A.P. Smith, Corporal J.P. Bartle. Front row, Lance Sergeant C. Schutz, Captain George E. St. C. Stockwell, Sergeant H. Schutz and finally Corporal P. Denbeigh. Several of these young men did not survive the Great War. The photograph is likely to have been taken outside Carlton Barracks in Carlton Hill, the home of the Leeds Rifles between 1887 and 1969.
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Chapeltown Cavalry Barracks, Barrack Road (Chapeltown) (2 comments)
Black & White image1916 View of Chapeltown Cavalry Baracks showing what appears to be the parade ground. Steps leading to the second floor can be seen right of centre. Leeds Rifles used the old riding school and parade ground for eighty years until they transferred to Harewood Barracks in 1967. These barracks were demolished in 1988.
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Chapeltown Cavalry Barracks, Barrack Road (Chapeltown)
Black & White imageUndated, A view of the Chapeltown Cavalry Barracks in Barrack Road. They were built by Craven & Co, on an 11 acre site, 1 mile from the town centre in 1820. At a cost of £28,000, which included the provision of soldiers quarters, officers accommodation, canteen, stables, hospital and a riding school. The riding school and parade ground were used by Leeds Rifles for 80 years. Here the stables are visible with air grills above the stable doors for the horses.
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Third Volunteer Battalion, Prince of Wales Own, Leeds Rifles, West Yorkshire Regiment (Unknown) (2 comments)
Black & White imageSummer 1900 The Leeds Rifles were founded in 1859 as the 7th Yorkshire, Leeds Rifle Volunteer Corps. In 1887 they became the 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Prince of Wales Own, West Yorkshire Regiment Leeds Rifles, shown here in 1900. Many of the officers in the regiment came from prestigious Leeds families including the Kitson, Lupton and Tetley families. A full list of offices follows in order of rank: Charles Ryder Honorary Colonel, Edmund Wilson Hon. Col. (President Thoresby Society), Frederick William Tannett-Walker Honorary Lieutenant Colonel (lived at Carr Manor), George Herbert Rowe Hon.Lt.Col. (Warder Lyddon Hall, Yorkshire College), John Walter Stead Honorary Major, Lewis Motley Hon. Major, Charles Samuel Bedford Hon. Major (brother of James, Lord Major), Walter Braithwaite Hon. Major (the local artist), Joseph Charles Chambers Hon. Major (raised the Leeds ASC 1908), George Wright Captain and Quarter Master, Albert Edward Kirk Captain (Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects), Frederick Charles Bousfield Captain, Edwin Kitson Clark MA Captain (nephew of James Kitson; later President Thoresby Society), George Washington Chadwick Captain, Edward Octavious Croft MD Surgeon Captain, Gerard Elin Lietenant, James Whitelaw Alexander MD Lt, Charles Harold Tetley Lt (son of Lord Mayor), Robert Arthur Hudson Lt, Frederick McCulloch Jowitt 2nd Lietenant, Norman Darton Lupton 2nd Lt (bequested art collection to the City of Leeds), Sydney Decimus Kitson ARIBA 2nd Lt (son of James), Wilfred Law Illingworth 2nd Lt, Benjamin Andus Hirst 2nd Lt, Gerald Adshead 2nd Lt, Alexander Talbot Baines 2nd Lt (nephew of Sir Edward), Stanley Crawford Fitch 2nd Lt, Joaquim Antonio Agostinho de Macedo 2nd Lt (son of Portuguese consul), John Barrett Redmayne 2nd Lt. Senior Officers are seated on the central row. Second Lietenants would be seated on the floor on the first row.
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