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Histoire · 23 juillet 2021
Commanding Officer Lieutnant J. PIERCE Sergeant F. FISHER L/Corporal C. BAILEY / Attached to 4th Para Battalion L/Corporal D. BRENNAN L/Corporal F. GUEST L/Corporal GRIBBLE L/Corporal W. PURVIS L/Corporal A. REYNOLDS Corporal J. EDWARDS
Histoire · 21 juillet 2021
Commander : Brigadier Charles PRITCHARD Deputy Commander : Colonel Tom C.H. PEARSON Brigade Major : Major John L. WILLIAMS Deputy Assistant Adjudant and Quatermaster General : Major John W. PEARSON G3 ( Air) : Captain H.J. FULLER Intelligence Officer : Captain D.S. WEST-RUSSELL Staff Captain : Captain C.P. HEYGATE Brigade R.A.S.C Officer : Captain Joe G. SIBBALD Ordnance Section : Captain R. BARNETT Chaplain : Captain/Reverend B. FENLON Forward Observation Bombardment : Captain A. HARRISON...

Veterans · 23 avril 2020
Charles Hilary Vaughan PRITCHARD was born 29th November 1905 in London. He was the son of Lt.-Col. Charles Hamerton Pritchard. . He was educated at Cambridge, before joining the royal Welsh Fuliers in 1927. After some various assignements, he became Adjutant of the 53rd Welsh Infantry Division. In August 1942 he was commanding the 10th Battalion The Royal Welsh Fusiliers when it was converted as an airborne unit and became the 6th Royal Welsh Parachute Battalion. In May 43, he let the 6th Para...

Histoire · 20 février 2020
The 4th Parachute Battalion was formed in January 1942 under Lt Col Hope-Thompson and was recruited from volunteers army-wide. First deployed to North Africa for the operation TORCH in 1943 under command of the 1st Airborne Division , the Battalion was then deployed for the invasion of Italy in September 1943, during seaborne invasion of Taranto harbour. It then formed part of the 2nd Independent Parachute Brigade, which remained in Italy after the 1st Airborne Division returned to the UK in...