Lieutenant Joesph Worth (Joe) 9th Battalion Merville Battery

Discussion in 'General' started by James Atkinson, Apr 13, 2017.

  1. Hello everyone ,

    I'm trying to find out as much as I can about my friend Paul's late father Joe worth. He knows that he was intelligence officer with 9th battalion parachute regiment during the attack on Merville Battery. I have found a photograph on line but that is about it.

    Could anyone help

    Many thanks
    James
     
  2. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  3. Thanks Clive
     
  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Hes mentioned in this book
    The Day the Devils Dropped In: The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D - Day to D + 6
    The Day the Devils Dropped in: The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy D-Day to D+6: Merville Battery to the Chateau St Come: Amazon.co.uk: Neil Barber: 9781844150458: Books

    Major Allen Parry
    "By this time, 01:00, I was getting a little agitated at the passing of time and still I hadn't made the RV. I collected about a dozen other chaps and eventually saw a red light. For the third time, I breathed a sigh of relief and approached the red light which was held by the inevitable {Lieutenant} Joe {Worth - the Battalion's Intelligence Officer}

    As CL1 suggests his service records are the way forward and will eliminate a lot of guess work and wrong paths

    TD
     
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