Can you ID these officers 15th Scottish Division 1945

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  1. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Looking at chap on left again, am I imagining it or is there a tartan square above the 15th Div's sign?
    Like this chap, also 6 KOSB.

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    Private Beale of the 6th King's Own Scottish Borderers, 1 November 1944.
     
  2. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  3. Wills

    Wills Very Senior Member

    http://www.rhf.org.uk/JOURNAL/RHF2005.pdf



    (Formerly RSF) RHF Journal Obituary page 11 Major Herbert Walter Plews Harrison MC TD


    Looking at the photo's of Hogg and Harrison, my money would be on Hogg by appearance.



    Back in 19 hundred and canteen I was a boy scout, can I claim my detective badge, with brown envelope perks?
     
  4. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  5. Wills

    Wills Very Senior Member

    0249WO 373/51.MACKENZIE, IANACTING LIEUTENANT COLONEL1113186 BATTALION ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERSNORTH WEST EUROPE 1944-45DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ORDER01 MARCH 19451 MAR 1945 (PART




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  6. Owen

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  7. Wills

    Wills Very Senior Member

    Owen, I am a mile away from Itchen Bridge Hampshire - people jump off of it!


    Richardson,
    Charles Walter Philipps
    08.01.1905
    -
    11.02.1993
    2nd Lt. 30.08.1924Lt. 30.08.1926Capt. 30.04.1937A/Maj. 01.05.1941-31.07.1941T/Maj. 01.08.1941-29.08.1941Maj. 30.08.1941A/Lt.Col. 160.7.1944-15.10.1944T/Lt.Col. 16.10.1944-09.08.1946WS/Lt.Col. 10.08.1946Lt.Col. 27.01.1948 (supernumerary 27.01.1951)A/Col. 05.11.1945-08.12.1945 &
    15.03.1946-09.08.1946T/Col. 10.08.1946-12.05.1948 &
    04.07.1949-08.02.1951Col. 09.02.1951A/Brig. 05.11.1945-08.12.1945T/Brig. 27.04.1952-26.03.1955Brig. 27.03.1955 (retd 22.04.1957)[​IMG] DSO07.06.1945?[​IMG] DSO21.06.1945?[​IMG] MID08.04.1949?Chevalier, Order of Leopold with Palm & Croix de Guerre 1940 with Palm (Belgium; 25.9.1947); King Haakon VII Liberty Medal (Norway; 25.3.1949) Education: psc 30.08.1924commissioned into The King's Own Scottish Borderers served in Egypt, China and India 01.05.194105.01.1942 Chief Instructor 19.01.1942
    06.08.1942-
    - 28.02.1942
    28.01.1943 Brigade Major, 52nd (Lowland) Infantry Division 16.07.1944- 02.1946 Commanding Officer, 6th Battalion The King's Own Scottish Borderers 13.07.1945- 24.07.1945 acting Commander, 44th (Lowland) Infantry Brigade (NW Europe) 05.11.1945- 08.12.1945 Brigade Commander 05.02.1946- 14.03.1946 Chief Instructor 15.03.1946- 31.12.1946 Assistant Commandant, School of Infantry, Warminster 01.01.1947- 12.05.1948 Commandant, Tactical Wing, School of Infantry, Warminster 13.05.1948- 03.07.1949 GSO1, Singapore District (despatches, Malaya, 1948) 04.07.1949- 07.06.1951 Deputy Commandant, Malay Regiment 02.07.1951- 14.04.1952 Director of Amphibious Warfare (Training), Amphibious Warfare HQ 27.04.1952- 18.12.1954 Commander, 158th Infantry Brigade (TA) 01.02.1955- 1957 Deputy Commander, HQ Lowland District
     
  8. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  9. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

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  10. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  11. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Could also be 6 RSF - who were also nearby and belonged to 44th Brigade.

    I do not see a tartan on top of the Div insigna, rather a small strip with a text (?) - which would indicate 6 RSF. What about enlarging the shoulder patch.
    I think you need new glases mate, plain as day to me.
    :p
    Not RSF as no flaming bomb.
    I can even make out the white line going from top left to bottom right on that patch.
     
  12. Wills

    Wills Very Senior Member

    I will have quick look before I reach terminal velocity!
     
  13. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  14. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    My interpretation of what i'm seeing...
     

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  15. 51highland

    51highland Very Senior Member

    Just to muck things up, not 21st Army group badge?
     
  16. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

  17. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    Just to muck things up, not 21st Army group badge?

    NO!
    :p
     
  18. 51highland

    51highland Very Senior Member

    Just back from dentist so me eyes are still watering. Not from pain but paying the bill.!!!!! good ol national health.
     
  19. stolpi

    stolpi Well-Known Member

    I've put the photo in post # 16 of the 15 Scottish Div's VERITABLE thread.
     
  20. Owen

    Owen -- --- -.. MOD

    ok so I'm wrong, it's not Richardson, must be another 6 KOSB officer.
    This Richardson.
    http://www.ww2talk.com/forum/allied-units-general/attachment.php?attachmentid=56496&d=1310555356
    105. Brigadier (Brigadegeneraal) C.W.P. Richardson , D.S.O. ... Deze voormalige hogere Britse legerofficier was in september 1944 tijdens de « Slag om Geel - Ten Aard » , aan het Maas-Schelde (Kempisch) kanaal , Lieutenant-Colonel én bevelhebber van het 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers , 15th Scottish Infantry-Division . Gedurende 4 dagen én nachten heeft Lt. Col. Richardson , D.S.O. zijn bataljon's hoofdkwartier opgetrokken in een diepe kelder van een huis , gelegen aan het begin van de dorpsstraat van Ten Aard , juist op de noordelijke oever van het Kempisch kanaal aldaar . Bijgaande foto is een portret van Lt. Col. Charles W. Richardson , D.S.O. dat in juni 1945 werd geschilderd door een Duitse krijgsgevangene . Met deze voormalige bataljon's commandant ben ik geruime tijd in contact geweest en bezit dan ook meerdere (authentieke) briefwisseling van zijn hand . Fotoarchief CVK © Brigadier C.W.P. Richardson , D.S.O.

    Gooletranslated as....

    105. Brigadier (Brigadier) C.W.P. Richardson, D.S.O. ... A former senior British Army officer in September 1944 during the "Battle of Yellow - With Nature", in the Meuse-Scheldt (Kempen) channel, Lieutenant-Colonel and commander of the 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers, 15th Scottish Infantry Division. During four days and nights has Lt. Col. Richardson, D.S.O. his battalion's headquarters built in a deep cellar of a house situated at the beginning of the village street of Ten Earth, just on the northern bank of the Kempen canal there. The accompanying photo is a portrait of Lt.. Col. Charles W. Richardson, D.S.O. in June 1945 was painted by a German prisoner of war. This former battalion commander's I have been in contact for some time and has therefore several (authentic) letters from his hand. Photo Archive CVK © Brigadier C.W.P. Richardson, D.S.O.


    WELKOM OP DE WEBLOG VAN CHRIS VAN KERCKHOVEN !
     

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