8th Bn The Kings Royal Rifle Corps (Queen Victoria’s Rifles). War Diaries Jun-Nov 1945.

WO 166/17166. 8 King's Royal Rifle Corps. Jan – Nov 1945.

Richard Lewis, Dec 27, 2018
    • Richard Lewis
      Location: Freckenham Camp, Freckenham, Suffolk.

      Jun 45 “The Bn for the month of June were to continue the training of incoming drafts ie wounded BLA, Python and ex PoWs”.

      With the end of the war in August, the Battalion is required to have two platoons on standby in case of disturbances or riots in PoW camps, own and allied forces and civilians.

      Not all training, lectures and sport, as in September a visit is arranged to a brewery in Cambridge!

      Oct and Nov 45 assistance given to farmers to bring in crops.

      The War Diaries finish at the end of Nov 45.
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