Hi, I've finally got hold of my grandfathers service records. He was in 1st Battalion Border regiment (which became 1st Airborne i think) My query...
Newspaper clipping from 14th November 1944 on 43rd Wessex/Dorset Regiment in attempt to relieve 1st Airborne Division . Operation Market Garden.
From Border News today the story of a WW2 Veteran who finally collects his medals after 75 years.
75 years later: Veteran collects his Second...
As some of you may have known that Daphne Du Maurier's personal items were being auctioned off in the last week one is an aerial photograph of...
I am looking for photos and more information on my Great Grandfather Alfred Charles John Bellamy 5383679. He enlisted originally with the...
No longer missing: After 75 years, WWII soldier finds his final resting place in Troy, Indiana
someone has just uploaded a few cracking photos to Facebook of 30 Corp's tail coming up on September 20th, 1944. I'm loading them here to...
I'm trying to ID a specific Sherman tank and its riders. (See pictures).
What I know so far:
Pictures were taken on the 20th of...
Personal Number: 300820
Army Number: 2623772
Name: Peter George Addington PRESCOTT, MC
Unit: 2 Grenadier Guards
London Gazette :...
I am trying to accurately locate all of the units that made up the Special Bridging Force for Operation Market Garden and I need the...
I was glancing at this page: Defending Arnhem © 2006
To quote from which: "During the period 17th – 26th September 1944, the Luftwaffe employed...
My name is Alec Cooper and would like to introduce myself to the group.
I’m looking for any information on my great grandfather Sgt....
Found this link on Market Garden
Operation Market Garden (1944) | Military Organization | Military
Name: YOUNG, William
DOB: About 1923. Possibly 1922 4th Quarter, Manchester Lancashire, mother's maiden name McDonough
Army Number: 2718606
Name: J WATTERS
Unit: 1 Irish Guards
GSM & Clasp: GSM, Palestine Clasp 1936 - 1939
TNA Reference: WO 100/503
Guardsman WATSON, THOMAS CROWE
Service Number 2724057
3rd Bn. Irish Guards
Son of Thomas and Mary Watson, of...
Guardsman MOORE, WILLIAM GILL
Service Number 7020985
2nd Bn. Irish Guards
Buried at VALKENSWAARD WAR CEMETERY
Warrant Officer Class II (S.S.M.) PARKES, WILLIAM JOHN
Service Number 2717391
2nd Bn. Irish Guards
Son of Joseph...
Is there any plans for how Field Marshal Montgomery was going to carry out the post-Market Garden operations. I understand the...
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