Hello, I'm writing a film set in WW2 in a village in what is now northern Slovenia and I am trying to verify some details. Does anyone know:...
Personal Number: P/62882
Name: Sir Peter Allix WILKINSON, KCMG, DSO, OBE
Unit: Royal Fusiliers ; SOE ; No 1 Special Force...
Army Number: N.Y.A.
Name: John SHOREDITCH
Unit: Special Service
Personal Number: 71403
Name: David James SKIPWITH
Unit: Sudan Defence Force ; Long Range Desert Group
London Gazette : 5...
Army Number: 2696900
Name: Frank Arthur LEACH
Unit: 2 Scots Guards attached Long Range Desert Group
Date of Birth: 17 Aug 1912...
Personal Number: 8907
Name: Claude Frederick FORESTIER-WALKER, OBE, MC, MiD*
London Gazette : 29 December 1916...
Awards D.S.O. & O.B.E. Capt. Vivian Wakefield Street, M.C. 1 Special Air Service (53698)
Officer in charge of beach at Port Raphtis...
Award Fifth Class Order of the White Eagle & Mention in Despatches Lt. Christie Norman Lawrence Somerset Light Infantry (124143)
As a result of...
Award Mentioned in Despatches Lt. James Anderson Thickett (174827) 72 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, 150 Infantry Brigade
ESCAPES FROM CAMP...
Name: Sir Basil Ian Spencer GOURLAY, KCB, CVO, OBE, MC, MiD
Unit: Royal Marines
London Gazette : 1945...
Award Mentioned in Despatches Dvr. George Shaw Collins, 64/157 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (850663) Escaped POW CAMP 102 (Aquila) Italy...
I have been shown this today (and I apologise if its linked elsewhere I did search :blush: )
The link is quite slow so I actually downloaded a...
Have placed this thread in "Italy" entirely due to a tenuous Trieste connection, so for vitellino, markN, and all:
"Yugoslav prisoners of war"....
I am looking for any infomation about Robert Chapman, signaller seconded to 133 airborne liaison mission into Yugoslavia on the 5th February 1942?
Army Number: 3314034
Name: Robert STORRIE, MiD
Unit: Royal Engineers Section, 20 Special Boat Section,
London Gazette : 1 November 1945
Army Number: 982472
Rank: Lance Bombardier
Name: James Douglas PATCH, MiD
Unit: Royal Artillery attached LRDG
London Gazette : 1 November 1945...
Personal Number: 7909829
Name: William Ronald HILL, MiD
Unit: 2 Royal Gloucester Hussars RAC, attached LRDG
Casualty Details | CWGC
CHUDLEIGH, DOUGLAS A. DRYDEN LANE
Service No: 220618
Date of Death: 26/08/1946...
Very good article about this outstanding soldier on the BBC website today:
5-6 November 19 44
Liberator VI KH100
Missing from supply drop, Gornigrad, Yugoslavia
Flying Officer Amos Edwin Butsford...
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