Thought this latest blog post might be of interest.
DARING EIGHT ESCAPE TO ENGLAND – 6 SEPTEMBER 1940. THE FIRST DETAILED NEWS OF CONDITIONS! -...
Date of Enlistment: 11 September 1939
Army Number: 7607064
Name: John SLAVIN
Unit: 47 Company Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps
Date of Enlistment: 16 October 1939
Army Number: 6846774
Name: Reginald Evan DAVIES
Unit: Queen Victoria's Rifles, King's Royal...
Other than saying hello, this is my first post, so I apologise if it's lengthy or if there may be too many questions to answer to a single post.
I've been trying to track down a book published in 1992 called "Louisa's boy" by Jack Stedman.
He was in 5 Royal Sussex Regiment in 1940 and I...
Army Number: 4185355
Name: William MANN
Unit: Royal Welch Fusiliers ; Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps ; Cheshire Regiment
Browsing the Liberation Questionnaires again and came across this chap’s interesting story.
Captured at Fecamp, France 10th June 1940 and...
I'll keep this as short as possible. I'm combing through what records I've obtained for one of my great-granduncles. He was part of 29...
Hi! I’m new here, but I’m wondering if anyone could help.
My great uncle; Douglas Percy Golding (age 19) is buried in Wilsele. He was part of the...
Date of Enlistment: 26 May 1938
Army Number: 2734679
Name: Emrys Rewbridge VAUGHAN
Unit: 2 Welsh Guards, 2 Company
Date of Birth:...
Date of Enlistment: 14 December 1939
Army Number: 2735177
Name: Henry George Owen WAINFUR
Unit: 2 Welsh Guards
Date of Birth: 15...
Date of Enlistment: 3 January 1940
Army Number: 2735538
Name: Sydney WAGSTAFF
Unit: 2 Welsh Guards
Date of Birth: 31 July 1919...
I am currently conducting some research as to the events that took place on Coxyde airbase, on the Belgian cost, north of Furnes,...
Je sais tellement peu de choses sur cet homme. . . A part qu'il était britannique
Il se trouvait en France en 1940 ( quand exactement ? je...
On the British Pathe website there is a two-minute film called "Bombed factory - Croydon (1940)" which you can view here:
BOMBED FACTORY - CROYDON...
Fusilier A. Thompson died on the 19-th of may 1940 in Sint-Lievens-Esse, Belgium. His grave is still there. Is there anyone who can tell...
Army Number: 4454514
Name: Ronald WOOD, MiD
Unit: Durham Light Infantry ; Special Raiding Squadron, 1 Special Air Service...
Army Number: 127211
Name: Hugh Temple TATE, MBE, MB
Unit: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date of Birth: 13/08/1908
Place of Birth:...
This photograph was taken in Belfast in 1940. It shows a platoon of the 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. There are...
On 27 August 1940, a lone Hudson of 220 Sqn attacked a large cluster of Danish fishing smacks, they were flying the German flag, hence being...
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