I am trying to trace details of Trooper William Ernest Brown 3970614 1st Royal Tank Regiment killed aged 29 10th June 1942 buried Knightsbridge...
Does anyone have a copy of 50th Royal Tank Regiment Regiment, the complete History by Stephen D Hamilton?
A distant relative of a Friend died on...
I have only just seriously begun to research my Grandfathers military history, and I am a little confused over some photos.
For background info,...
Having the three volume Official History of the Canadian Army in the Second World War I have finished scanning the many pages relative...
Object description: 4th Royal Tank Regiment Matilda tanks and infantry of the Coldstream Guards, 12 January 1940.
Catalogue number: F 2140
Object description: A Sherman tank of 46th Royal Tank Regiment supporting Irish Guardsmen north of Anzio, 25 January 1944.
Catalogue number: NA...
8RS supported by Churchill tanks of 7 RTR. 29 June 1944.
on 2nd July 1942 6 RTR War Diary (WO169/4509) reported 6 tank losses - 1 Grant and 5 Lee (?).
I have 2 questions:
- why are there Lee...
i like know which tank units losted the following Cruiser Tanks:
- T 15239
- T 9182 nickname ELISSA
Thanks in advance for any help.
M.G. Gale was the driver of a Sherman tank in 44th Royal Tank Regiment, 4th Armoured Brigade, and landed on Juno Beach on D+1 (7 June 1944).
I'm looking for a bit of help with regards to my grandfathers service history. In his records he's down as being posted to the 43rd RTR on...
CARTER, WALTER JOHN
Date of Death:
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
Can anyone tell me if 42 R/T/R received any new tanks between its initial allocation in late 1941 for service in the W.D. And its conversion to...
Where can I find the war diaries of the 44th Royal Tank Regiment?
Did 42 R/T/R convert from Matildas to Valentines at the same time as 44 R/T/R?
I have the latter changing around Spring 1942.
Can anyone tell me what 8 R/T/R recieved in the way of tank reinforcements (type & quantity) during 1942?
I understand that when 3RTR arrived in North Africa at the very end of 1940 they had 17x A10 & 28x A13.
I also understand that they had 52x Honeys...
I am trying to identify the names of officers, WOs and NCOs who served with 1 RTR and 1 Btn (Motor) Rifle Brigade, 22 Armoured Brigade 7 Armoured...
Asking for a friend - Is there a regimental history?
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