The Winston Specials: Troopships Via the Cape 1940-1943

Discussion in 'General' started by stubbsyswade, Jan 14, 2022.

  1. stubbsyswade

    stubbsyswade Member

    Hi

    Does anyone have a copy of this book? Does the book list the units that were onboard? I think my Grandfather sailed on WS 4
    Regards

    Darren
     
  2. Andreas

    Andreas Working on two books

    There were actually two, WS4A and WS4B. No comprehensive list of units onboard.

    All the best

    Andreas
     
  3. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

    Have you tried the War Diary for your Grandad's Regt?. In my Dad's case the ships are shown:
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    Tim
     
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  4. davidbfpo

    davidbfpo Patron Patron

    Not my subject, but older threads have shown some soldiers have written / spoken of their stop in Durban, notably commenting on the hospitality shown by families. Might be worth a search with the unit in focus plus Durban?
     

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