Does anyone have a copy of The Loyal Suffolk Hussars: From D-Day to VE Day?

Discussion in 'Royal Artillery' started by Chris C, Nov 19, 2017.

  1. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    Hi all,

    I was wondering if anyone still on the forum has a copy of this booklet and if they might be able to check it for:

    - mention of Gunner Frank Whitehead
    - use of an Archer self-propelled gun prior to general adoption

    Thanks,
    Chris
     
  2. Drew5233

    Drew5233 #FuturePilot Patron 1940 Obsessive

    Hi Chris - Out of curiosity what regiment were they?
     
  3. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    Hi Drew,

    Sorry, I should have said. 55th Anti-Tank Regiment, 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division.

    I'm actually interested in anything to do with their use of Archers aka Valentine 17 pdr SP.
     
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  4. phozzyman

    phozzyman New Member

    Hello Drew. I am a new member researching my father who also served with the 55th anti tank. I have a photo of him with his archer tank. Would this be of any use. Also do you have any other info or names?.
     
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  5. phozzyman

    phozzyman New Member

     
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  7. Chris C

    Chris C Canadian researcher

    Hi phozzyman,

    I'll have to see if there is anything I can send you. If you would be willing to let me use the photo of your Dad in my book that would be brilliant; even if not, I would love to see it!

    I can certainly send you what I have from the war diaries of the regiment in 1944-45 but I don't I have all the pages which might have mentioned individual soldiers. But it would tell you about what the regiment is doing. And someone did share a copy of the regiment's historical booklet with me and I think you are more than entitled to a copy of that.

    Will be in touch soon,
    Chris
     

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