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I was a recalled reservist, back in Support Company 2 Para.
"When I first found I was to be posted to the Parachute Balloon Training Company, all manner of thoughts entered my mind about the type of work I should be expected to do.
Lieutenant Colonel Pike commands 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment.
Reverend G F Hales MC Senior Chaplain to the Forces (SCF) with 6th Airborne Division The Glider Pilot Regiment No.1 Wing Chaplain Rev George Arnold Francis Pare No.2 Wing Chaplain
A detachment from 2 SAS, under the command of Major Symes landed with the 1st Airborne Division at dusk on 10 September 1943 at the Italian port of Taranto.
HEADQUARTERS 1 AIRBORNE DIVISION A.P.O. England 7 Oct. 44. Dear Mrs Barlow,
Fir Cottage, Thibet Road, Sandhurst Berks. November 4th Dear Mrs Barlow,
June 1999. Brief account of Army Service of Lance Bombardier David King, 15 April 1943 to 5 November 1946.
“I shall probably never know why 7 Platoon became split up on the second day in Arnhem, as its Platoon Commander, the responsibility must rest with me.
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Driver Ernest Barker Field 2129815 591 (Antrim) Parachute Squadron, RE
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The following is a statement from Lance Corporal Alfred Farnfield.
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