In his book about 5 RTR (The Tank War), Mark Urban refers to a letter sent by Lt.-Col. Wilson (CO 5 RTR, 7 Armd Div) to the CO of 6 RTR passing on...
Ronald Ryder’s War
· 5th RTR Regimental Archives at the Bovington Tank Museum
· 5th RTR Regimental War Diaries at the National Archives...
Can anyone tell me what the correct Arm of Service markings would be on a Sherman tank of the 5th Royal Tank Regiment engaged in the Desert...
I have a query about a Sherman my father was driver of during the N. Africa campaign. According to his record he was at this point serving with...
GIRLING, EDWARD PETER
Date of Death:
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
ok folks, a quick question. I am hopefully bringing my carrier to Normandy this year on the XXX corps event around The area of Tilly, and...
Does anyone have any missing personnel files / wounded/ killed in action files of the 7th Armoured division during September 1944?
Hello all. I am wondering if anyone can help me please.
I have a Soldbuch to a German Leutnant who was killed in action on 7th...
Wondering if anyone can help me with the 5th RTR war diary for September 1943, specifically the period 25 September to 29 September, and...
Can anyone tell me with which tanks 5 RTR arrived at Suez in late December 1940?
Frank Chadwick quotes; 44 in total, mainly A13 but with some...
Does anyone out there know when in 1942 5 RTR first received Crusader MkII, Crusader MkIII & Shermans? I am pretty sure that they had them by the...
i like know which tank units losted the following Cruiser Tanks:
- T 15239
- T 9182 nickname ELISSA
Thanks in advance for any help.
TNA Catalogue Reference: WO 205/1165
Extract from -
Tank Casualties Survey, NWE 1945 | WW2Talk
Description: A survey of casualties amongst...
Private CLIFFORD AUBREY ERSKINE COLES
7885623, 5th, Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
on 03 September 1939
Remembered with honour
Hello, a relative Rfn Earnest Hopkins was awarded a MID and gazetted on the 22nd March 1945. He was with I coy 1st RB. I am unable to find out how...
I have a photo album from the North African Campaign
and one of the sections in this album is headed
"Specialist Wing" / "Gunnery Wing" Abbassia,...
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