My husband spotted this article in the Daily Express today. Hoping that there is a 56 Recce living close to me. :)
I have looked at the names in...
WO 361/949 Sicily: 5th, 44th and 56th Reconnaissance Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps; missing personnel...
WO 361/831 Italy: 56th Reconnaissance Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps; missing personnel...
Whilst browsing the 56 Recce war diaries yesterday, this sad account caught my eye:
From 56 Recce War Diary Appendices
Account by O.C. Sqn....
Lists of honours/casualties/missing for a Sqn 53rd Recce
On this day 56 Recce had been on active service since November 1942
WD entries for 6th June 1944
MY FATHER, ERNEST ILLINGWORTH, 56 RECCE
Like most people whose relative served in the war, my father Ernest Illingworth, 56 Recce never spoke...
Trani Mule Camp - Italy Oct 1945
Can anyone out there help with some war diary images?
On 9 April 44 a special force was formed, known as X squadron, under Major Sanders. It...
The 56 Recce WD refers to 12 LARCs being received on Oct 2nd and A Sqdn reorganising to incorporate them. Can anyone tell me which vehicle...
Photograph of painting of an officer of the 56th Recconaissance Regiment. Painted in Italy 1944.
WO 361/904 - North Africa: 1st, 4th, 46th and 56th Reconnaissance Regiments, Reconnaissance Corps; missing personnel...
halbeaths training camp
56th Regt Reconnaissance Corps Roll of Honour
If list is incomplete please let me know
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