Question about the war diary April 1945 the 61st Medium Regiment states they with 5th Division Yorkshire that's been pulled from the Italian front...
The citation below is for T/127622 Pte Ronald Lyddite Whitmore (14 Company RASC) who was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for his...
Thought, I would upload this citation for the award of a Military Medal to Dvr Joseph Newby Allen for his E&E attempt. The other...
This link will take you to 99-year-old Albert Chambers, survivor of prisoner of war camps in Italy and Germany and also...
I'm trying to find out more about my Grandad Ernest Day's (Hitchin, Hertfordshire) wartime experiences, not much is known because he didn't...
Personal Number: 74210
Name: Robert WALKER BROWN, DSO, MBE
Unit: 2 Special Air Service Regiment
London Gazette : 20 March 1942...
Army Number: 5955910
Name: Augustus WATKINS, MiD
Unit: 1 Special Air Service
London Gazette : 1 March 1945...
Personal Number: 134303
Name: Alexander Desmond MUIRHEAD, MC, MiD
Unit: Worcestershire Regiment & 1 SAS
London Gazette : 28...
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I am after information and if possible war time pictures of one of the original members of the SAS.
Sgt. Frederick 'Chalky'...
Army Number: 320025
Name: William Faa Blythe KENNEDY, MM, MiD
Unit: Royal Scots Greys attached 1 Special Air Service Regiment...
Army Number: 1434443
Name: John Marshall MURRAY, MM, MiD
Unit: 1 Special Air Service Regiment
London Gazette : 22 March 1945...
Came across mention of this officer who was one time 2IC 11 Para, joined SBS after 11 Para's misson on Cos and died tragiclly in Jan 45 flying out...
I've been wanting to draw Lassen VC for some time, this is him 1/2 way through, the drawing is more subtle than my scan
Personal Number: 105605
RAF Number: 47293
Rank: Lieutenant; Flight Lieutenant
Name: Eric Francis GARLAND, MBE, MC*
Unit: 6 York & Lancaster...
Personal Number: 40719
Name: Francis Crofton SIMMS, MC
Unit: Royal Warwickshire Regiment & Long Range Desert Group
London Gazette :...
Personal Number: 14203257
Name: George Francis HIGGINS, MM
Unit: Royal Engineers & 2SAS
London Gazette : 20 September 1945...
Army Number: 982472
Rank: Lance Bombardier
Name: James Douglas PATCH, MiD
Unit: Royal Artillery attached LRDG
London Gazette : 1 November 1945...
Personal Number: 7909829
Name: William Ronald HILL, MiD
Unit: 2 Royal Gloucester Hussars RAC, attached LRDG
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