I found a pic online of what pertains to be 7 Platoon of A Company of 6 Para Btn in Greece in 1944.
Question is, if there are three platoons...
Can anyone help please. I am attempting to find citations for the above named who was at one stage CO of the 6th Battalion.
As a Lt/Col he...
Award MBE Captain Norman David Melville Johnstone (45363), Grenadier Guards
Captain Johnstone, who throughout the campaign showed great resource,...
According to SBS: The Invisible Raiders by James D Ladd, The Filibusters by John Lodwick, Raiders of the Sea, The Story of the SBS in WW2,...
Personal Number: 102946
Name: Arthur Douglas DODDS-PARKER, MiD
Unit: Grenadier Guards
London Gazette : 8 November 1939...
Can anyone help identify the name of the rating killed in paragraph c ?
Source: Admiralty War Diary for 28/12/44
Marine PO/X 114817
40 Royal Marine Commando, Royal Marines
Maurice was mortally wounded on 10 October...
This is a bit of a long shot but does anyone know which `Graves Registration Unit` operated on Kos in 1945 following the German surrender in 1945....
Been asked to help clear up the death of a SBS member in Greece in October 1944 and the only reference I can find is in The Filibusters: The...
Personal Number: 2720347
Name: Patrick HENDERSON, MM
Unit: Irish Guards attached SBS
London Gazette : 4 January 1945...
Personal Number: 198819
Name: Eric John Alfred LUNN, MC, MiD
Unit: Royal artillery attached SBS
London Gazette : 19 August 1941...
Personal Number: 976483
Name: John GILMOUR, MM*
Unit: Royal Artillery attached SBS
London Gazette : 15 February 1944...
Army Number: 2216492
Rank: Pipe Major
Name: Robert ROY, DCM
Unit: 2 Black Watch
London Gazette : 24 February 1942...
Yesterday's postings by "Lucky Gunner" have alerted me to the recent death of Bill Rudd.
His story can be found here.
Road to Remembrance: Vale...
I am researching Walter Peacock's war record for our village's VE Day commemoration. We know he enlisted in this regiment in 1942 and I would...
THE HOLOCAUST-RELATED SITES IN THESSALONIKI
I have visited Thessaloniki exactly one year ago back in February 2019 and my historical self-made...
Found in the War Diary Of 23rd Armoured Brigade Signals Squadron in Athens in November 1944. (WO 170-582)
The Brigade had just received a...
Here's a little project I've been pondering. There are a number of separate threads, feel free to pull on any that you can.
I've finally got my...
Captain THIRKELL-WHITE, DEREK JOHN PLANTAGENET
Service Number 73116
Died Between 14/11/1943 and 15/11/1943
Struggling to find anything to identify which unit the following officers were with in Greece in late 44 and early 45. Been on all the usual...
Separate names with a comma.