King's Own Royal Regiment Museum

Lancaster

HOME
Museum & Collections
Sales
Donations
Events
Contact Us

REGIMENTAL HISTORY
17th Century
18th Century
19th Century
20th Century
First World War
Second World War
Actions & Movements
Battle Honours

FAMILY HISTORY
Resources
Further Reading

PHOTO GALLERY
ENQUIRIES
FURTHER READING
LINKS


Soldiers of the Regiment

Lieutenant Tom Chaplin Threadgold


2nd Lieutenant Tom Chaplin Threadgold, on the right, at Pforzheim Prisoner of War Camp, 1918.
Accession Number KO1356/07


King's Own prisoners of war, left to right, 2nd Lieutenant Tom Chaplin Threadgold, Lieutenant A S Latham, MC, and 2nd Lieutenant Gordon Steel.  All three officers went missing on the 9th April, Threadgold and Latham serving with the 1st/4th Battalion and Steel with the 1st/5th Battalion.  They were held at Pforzheim Officer Prisoner of War Camp.  Threadgold was repatriated on 8th December 1918 and Steel and Latham followed two days later on 10th December 1918.
Accession Number KO2556/09


2nd Lieutenant Tom Threadgold at Pforzheim Officer Prisoner of War Camp, 1918.  Tom Threadgold was commissioned into the King's Own on 27th June 1917 and posted to the 7th Battalion on 9th November 1917.  He was posted to the 1st/4th Battalion and was taken prisoner of 9th April 1918.
Accession Number KO2556/31


Lieutenant Tom Chaplin Threadgold watches as another officer takes the shot.
Accession Number: KO1356/03


Bayonet Drill, officers of the 7th King's Own including 2nd Lieutenant Threadgold.
Accession Number: KO1356/05

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

2014 Trustees of the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum