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That is an interesting read Jerry.

 

From what I understand is that your man probably took part in the amphibious landing and that the 3rd battalion jumped.

 

But it should be possible to find out if your man took part in the landing or not, the UK does have the best open to the public archives.

 

Best regards

 

Eric-Jan

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Indeed Eric-Jan, he almost certainly took part in the amphibious landing as a member of the 1st battalion (he was in the area at the time) whilst the 3rd battalion jumped into El Gamil airport.  There is no logical reason to assume he did not go in with his battalion, though hard to say 100%.  The British archives are only good for public access for the earlier periods as far as I am aware and also the names of individual OR's might not be recorded.

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Jerry you have a habbit of picking up great little gems.

Thats nice. :thumbup:

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Jerry you have a habbit of picking up great little gems.

Thats nice. :thumbup:

 

 

Thanks Mate.  For me the combination of RWF & Para's was hard to resist.

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Loverly  little item ,

I  know I keep banging on about this but collectors still dont realise the historic value of the  ` tatty bits o` paper ` ................

 

thanks for showing ,Michael

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I was very happy to get it Michael for what I thought was somewhat of a bargain.  A wonderful slice of this mans history and not something you see for sale very often.

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