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#1 bamboo43

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 11:45 AM

I picked this obituary up last night whilst searching for something else. An interesting story, with a unusual Wingate connection.

 

http://www.heraldsco...fulton.22301797


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The boldest measures are the safest.

Chindit Chasing, Operation Longcloth 1943

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 12:42 PM

Steve , Thanks for the link what a wonderful piece . These sort of stories should be gathered together and put in a book, yes I know there are books out there that do this but there are lots more like this story that should be in a book Elsie
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Posted 21 December 2013 - 02:43 PM

:poppy: George Fulton RIP :poppy:

 

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:poppy: In memory of all those of the Recce Regiments who lost their lives in World War 2 :poppy:


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Posted 21 December 2013 - 04:55 PM

An interesting story Steve.
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Posted 22 December 2013 - 10:34 AM

A very interesting story you got there Steve even it came by surprise.


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Posted 22 December 2013 - 10:41 AM

Thanks chaps. Sometimes you pick these gems up through sheer good fortune. I always have to scan through to see if the person could have been part of Longcloth, an obsessional consequence of my research I'm afraid. :)


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Chindit Chasing, Operation Longcloth 1943

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Posted 22 December 2013 - 02:59 PM

Obsessive...? Us...? Nah... utter nonsense... :biggrin:

 

RIP George...


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:scot: Daa-daa-da-dada-dada-daa-daa-da-dada-dada...


If research was easy, it wouldn't need researching...

So, let's see... I started with dad's manuscript, which spread to his regiment's involvement with the Chindits, then onto a "Blackpool" history, which also spun-off into 230 Squadron and a brace of Sunderlands, and the 111th Indian Infantry Division, and 3rd Indian Division...





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