6th Bn Royal Welch Parachute Regiment Cyril Davies

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  1. Joshua Harris

    Joshua Harris New Member

    This is a shot in the dark but does anyone have any information on Cyril Davies from the above regiment? I have found a picture of him at this link after he survived the sinking of HMS Abdiel 3 members of 6 Royal Welch, Taranto harbour | ParaData He's the lad in the middle
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  2. David Woods

    David Woods Active Member

    6th Parachute Battalion

    4208654 Pte. Cyril Vaughan Davies Royal Welch Fusiliers
    Enlisted 15.08.1941 70th Battalion
    Transferred to A.A.C. 17.08.1942 Airborne Forces Depot
    4208654 Pte. Cyril Vaughan Davies 09.1942 6th Parachute Battalion
    Transferred to R.W. Fus. 24.05.1944 Royal Welch Fusiliers
    4208654 Pte. Cyril Vaughan Davies 15.08.1946 Army Reserve

    Soldier on left in photo

    3975800 Pte. Kenneth Owen Buckley Welch Regiment
    Transferred to R.W. Fus. 14.08.1942 Royal Welch Fusiliers
    Transferred to A.A.C. 15.08.1942 Airborne Forces Depot
    Parachute Course No. 25. 31.08.1942 to 08.09.1942
    3975800 Pte. Kenneth Owen Buckley 09.1942 6th Parachute Battalion
    Promoted to Sergeant

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  3. Joshua Harris

    Joshua Harris New Member

    Wow, that was quick. thank you
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  4. arnhem2280

    arnhem2280 Member

    Another soldier he would have known who enlisted at the same time as him was 4208633 Pte R.E. Davies oly a 21 number difference. According to his papers he enlisted on 11/8/41, transferred to the AAC on 17/8/42 and returned to the Royal Welch on 14/7/45. He later went on to serve in Korea.. He was wounded on 22/3/43 in North Africa. At one stage he was serving with the 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment.
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