Remembering Today 31/5/42 Private D.Vella 1570 King's Own Malta Regiment 1st Bn.

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  1. CL1

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

  2. CL1

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

    At the outbreak of WWII 4 Battalions were formed. 1st & 2nd were given the Northern Sector of the Island whilst the 3rd had the Southern Sector.
    The role of the KOMR was varied from beach defence at beach posts, defence against low flying aircraft on airfields, guard supply dumps, help in unloading cargoes from ships
    which got through & filling in bomb craters in runways.
    Following the attacks on HMS Illustrious they helped recover the living & dead.

    1st Battalion, The King's Own Malta Regiment: Lower St. Elmo - Sept 3rd 1939.
    2nd Battalion
    3rd Battalion
    10th Battalion


    http://www.killifish.f9.co.uk/Malta%20WWII/KOMR.htm
     

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