40th Division: 3rd Royal Tank Regt & 3 Commando Brigade

Discussion in 'Postwar' started by Charley Fortnum, Jun 2, 2017.

  1. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    No, but now I will.
  2. SDP

    SDP Senior Member Patron

    The site contains many photo albums etc. A good start might be the Fred Evans collection. Good luck because it's a massive collection!
  3. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    Was digging around online and found a great photograph of a 40th Div marked vehicle--thought somebody might like to see it:

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    Photograph: Hong Kong 1955
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2018
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  4. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    Time Magazine uploaded a brilliant set of British reinforcements for 40th Inf Div arriving in Hong Kong and be inspected by General Sir John Harding, Commander-In-Chief, FARELF.

    Music, beer and brass!

    Hong Kong Reinforcements
    Date taken:
    August 8, 1949
    Photographer: Jack Birns

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    Hong Kong Reinforcements - Hosted by Google
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  5. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    This has come up on eBay. Can anybody figure out the cap badge? [Click to enlarge, but it isn't perfectly clear]

  6. SDP

    SDP Senior Member Patron

    RAF Regiment? As you say, it's difficult to make out on the photo but this looks a good chance.

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