Hi, new member here, joined after a hearty recommendation.
my grandad served as a GPA driver 1st British Corps RASC 89coy hq platoon, landed 6th...
Does 1 Corps have an official history for the Second World War? I would imagine the answer is yes, I just can't find one!
I have recently received service records for my Great Grandfather, a career Signaller of some 30 years.
From his records I can...
Does anyone know much about this event and/or the I CORPS DIVISION Inter-Unit Association Football Championship, also from 1946? Attached are...
Front row, second left, the Royal Scot is Lance-Corporal Eddie Baily. Eddie had a distinguished football career with Tottenham Hotspur and in 1950...
TNA Catalogue Reference: WO 205/844
Context: 21 Army Group: Military Headquarters Papers, Second World War, OPERATIONAL REPORTS
Whilst continually looking for maps and files at the National Archives, to identify where my Dad's unit was based prior to departure to Normandy...
The National Archives | DocumentsOnline | Image Details
Name Batt, Thomas Reginald Dumaresq
Regiment: Head Quarters 1...
Remembered Harpenden Herts
Warrant Officer Class II WILLIAM JAMES McCUTCHEON
7012822, 1st (Airborne) Bn., Royal Ulster Rifles
who died age...
Taken from WO 167/346 1st Guards Brigade
I thought this was quite interesting.
From the war diary dated 5.12.39 at CUINCY:
His Majesty the King visited H.Q. I Corps at...
:poppy: CWGC :: Certificate :poppy:
I have a habit of checking names written on field returns and found this chap working for I Corps Salvage...
Found in I Corps Commander Royal Engineers Troops WO167/130. Dated September 1939.
:poppy: Lt. Col. G R Pim MC
Capt. C L...
I Corps Commander Corps Royal Artillery. WO 167/127
Dated October 1939 from WO 167/126
The smaller image below should give you more detail if you click on it several times.
Below are all the I Corps 'General Staff' War Diaries held at the National Archives
Personal Number: 15446
Name: Sir Allan Henry Shafto ADAIR, Bt, GCVO, CB, DSO, MC*, MiD***
Unit: Grenadier Guards
Separate names with a comma.