Queens Bays Intro

Discussion in 'User Introductions' started by ncayote, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. ncayote

    ncayote Member

    Hi all,

    my grandfather served in WW2 in queens bays and passed away sadly october last year he was 80. Am researching loads of information on his ww2 experiences, life and stories he told me over a period of years before he passed.

    Looking forward to finding some great information and maybe photo's.

    RIP Sergeant Jack Tebbutt, A squadron Queens bays 2nd dragoon guards.

    Jonathan
     
  2. Andreas

    Andreas Working on two books

    Hi Jonathan

    When did he join the regiment?

    All the best

    Andreas
     
  3. ncayote

    ncayote Member

    at age of 14 in 1936
     
  4. Tom Canning

    Tom Canning WW2 Veteran WW2 Veteran

    ncayote
    If he joined the Bays at 14 in 1936 then he must have been 90 last year - as you know the Bays served in 2nd Bde of 1st Armoured division all through the desert until El Hamma -and the final push to finish that campaign then were left there in Tunisia for a year before being called forward to Italy where they didn't do so well and were broken up in the Oct '44

    Cheers
     
  5. 4jonboy

    4jonboy Daughter of a 56 Recce Patron

    Welcome to the forum Jonathan

    Lesley
     
  6. BFBSM

    BFBSM Very Senior Member

    Welcome Jonathan,

    My Grandfather also served with the Bays, joining them after Alamein. He was with "C" Squadron.

    Mark
     
  7. Trackfrower

    Trackfrower Member

    I knew a chap called Jack Bailey. I believe that he was an officer in the Bays.
    Unfortunately also no longer with us.
    Anyone heard of him?

    L
     
  8. ncayote

    ncayote Member

    appologies everyone he died aged 90 sorry maths never been strong for me
    jonathan
     
  9. Gage

    Gage The Battle of Barking Creek MOD

    Hello and welcome.
     

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