ARTICLES AVEC LE TAG : "2nd independent parachute brigade"



Veterans · 07 août 2019
Glynne George MEDLICOTT, né le 20 Septembre 1922, à Church Stretton (UK). Avant la guerre , il occupe un poste de boucher dans son petit village. Il s'engage le 20 septembre 1941 , le jour de ses 19 ans , à Shrewsbury. Tout d'abord incorporé au Royal Berkshire Regiment, il rejoint les parachutistes au debut de l'année 1943 à Larkhill, et est incorporé au 21st Independent Parachute Company, les éclaireurs. Il sera breveté instructeur armes de poing et conducteur poid lourd , et servira...

Histoire · 30 juin 2019
Commanding Officer : Major Dennis VERNON Second in command : Captain CW MASON Intelligence Officer : Lieutenant BURGESS A Troop Commanding Officer : Captain Ian L. Mc HARG A Troop second in command : Lieutenant D.B. THOMAS B Troop Commanding Officer : Captain J.W. SHAW B Troop second in command : Lieutenant O.W. ATKINS C Troop Commanding Officer : Captain N.A. SIMPSON C Troop second in command : Lieutenant Brian W. HOLTAM Headquarter officer : Lieutenant George K. CRUICKSHANK Squadron Sergeant...

Musée virtuel · 23 août 2018
X Type harness of the L ance Corporal J. ALLEN, 8 platoon "A" Coy 6th Royal Welsh Battalion.

Histoire · 15 juin 2018
Roster of the 1st Independent pathfinder platoon for operation dragoon August 15, 1944

Veterans · 06 juin 2018
. Born 12-12-1924, CHAPPELL Thomas first served with the Highland Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion. He saw battlefront for the first time in Egypt, where he participated to the battle of Keren, March 1941. The unit then transfered to Lybia, where they fight in June 1942 during the battle of Knightsbridges, and then in july 1942 during the battle of El Alamein .

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
WILLIAMS John Rank : Corporal Service number : 4208945 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note from Dough MARKHAM : Whilst parachuting into France, a friend of mine, the Corporal John WILLIAMS had the misfortune to land in a tree where he was shot by the ennemy as he was hanging there. John was only twenty-one years old.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
THOMAS Gwilym John Rank : Corporal Service number : 1202317 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Place of death unknown

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEWART Arthur Rank : Lieutenant Service number : Regiment : 4th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 15, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the Castle Les Serres. See more... His grave kept the insignia of his first unit, the York and Lancaster Regiment.

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
RODGERS Herbert Rank : Lance Serjeant Service number : 2937177 Regiment : 5th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy on the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

In Memoriam · 18 octobre 2017
STEVENSON Leonard Rank : Private Service number : 5783995 Regiment : 6th Parachute Battalion Date of death : August 17, 1944 Note : Killed in action during the attack of the german convoy in the road Grasse / Draguignan. See more...

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