WOII Julian & Sjt. Sander 4th Indian Division, 13th Corps, Royal Artillery

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  1. brithm

    brithm Senior Member

    14th/16th March 1944 WOII Roy Ernest Julian (790344) & Sjt. Norman Sander (831831) 116/118 Field Battery, 31st Field Regiment, 4th Indian Division, 13th Corps received their D.C.Ms at an Investiture at Buckingham Palace, Miss. Goatman was Julian's fiancee; believe both survived the war.

    WOII Roy Ernest Julian (790344/ 358111) citation for his DCM

    WO 373/18/124 WOII Roy Ernest Julian (358111)

    Date of announcement in London Gazette 24 February 1942

    Sjt. Norman Sander (831831) citation for his DCM

    WO 373/20/280 Sjt. Norman Sander (831831)

    Date of announcement in London Gazette: 09 September 1942

    I have attached the citations below.


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  2. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Royal Artillery Attestations 1883-1942:



    Marriages Sep 1945
    Julian, Roy E - Goatman - Woolwich - 1d 2483
    Goatman, Phyllis E E - Julian - Woolwich - 1d 2483

    2 sons

    Rutherglen Road, Woolwich, 1964


    Name: Roy Ernest Julian
    Death Age: 74
    Birth Date: 7 Nov 1914
    Registration Date: Oct 1989
    Registration district: Greenwich

    Name: Major Roy Ernest Julian
    Register Type: Cremation
    Death Date: 24 Oct 1989
    Burial or Cremation Date: 2 Nov 1989
    Burial or Cremation Place: Greenwich, London, England
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  3. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    I have this 'press' version of the photograph. Unsure whether the back offers any more details:
    The red insignia are usually highlighted for censorship, but does the flash on the left man's right shoulder read 'Mountain'?

  4. Charley Fortnum

    Charley Fortnum Dreaming of Red Eagles

    As both citations mention the action on 15/12/41, I'll post this essay from the appendices of the unit history:

    Alem Hamza

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