1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, GAD, Tank Casualties, 1945 Regiment: 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards [nb the original document is incorrect, should read 1st Armoured Battalion Coldstream Guards] Serial No.: F.3. Tank: Mark: VI W.D. No.: 224103 Date: 8 Apr 1945 Photo No.: 42 Figure Nos.: 35, 38 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, GAD, Tank Casualties, 1945 Range: 20 yds. Cause of Damage: H.C. (Panzerfaust) penetration. Fire Damage: Minor, confined fire. Other tanks involved in same incident: Circumstances: Turret at 12.30 o’clock Position of Hit: Penetration 55 mm. diameter, hole through upper edge of front of hull and edge of Driver’s hatch, which was closed when the tank was hit. Course & Effect of Projectiles: Apparently minor internal damage. Fire confined to Driver’s seat and cover of wireless. Remarks: Tank seen. Fate of Crew: Commander and Co-Driver: Unhurt. Operator: Wounded. a) penetrating abdominal wound in left loin and superficial wounds in epigastric region. X-ray shows 10, 0-50 mgm. F.B’s and 1, 50-250 mgm. F.B. b ) multiple superficial wounds left thigh, knee and leg. Developed tuberculous peritonitis. Still in hospital 27 September 1945. Final category not known. Driver: Killed. Burnt, but with no obvious wound.