8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion

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Four men from 8th Parachute Battalion wash and relax in a camp outside Haifa, 1946/47.

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Nine members of 8th Parachute Battalion get ready for cufew patrol in a camp outside Haifa. 1946/47.

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Memorial to 8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion, Touffreville, Normandy

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Group photograph of men from 13th Battalion Warwicks prior to conversion to 8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion

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The three must have beers: two members of the 8th Battalion with an RAF NCO, Cairo 1946

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Memorial to the 8th Battalion at Bavent Wood.

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'D Day Dinner and Social Evening' held at 8th Battalion Sgts' Mess Camp 148 Haifa MELF 6 June 1947

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Memorial to Arthur Platt and Tom Billington, 8th Bn.

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Operation Oder No. 1 for Op Overlord. 8th Battalion, The Parachute Regiment.

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Ashton Grammar School’s Roll of Honour for Lt Ruddick

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Members of 8th (Midland Counties) Parachute Battalion, Tilshead, circa 1944.

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Casual group portrait of Lt Col Alistair Pearson with officers of the 8th (Midlands) Battalion, Tilshead Camp, 1944

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A member of 8th Parachute Battalion lands on a training exercise, Salisbury Plain (?), c1944.

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Members of 8th Parachute Battalion land on a training exercise, Salisbury Plain (?), c1944.

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Men of B Company 8th (Midlands) Parachute Battalion before D-Day, June 1944

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Men from 4 Platoon B Company 8th Battalion before take off for Rhine Crossing. 1945

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Men of 5 Platoon B Company 8th Battalion just before take off for Rhine Crossing, 1945

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Group photograph of officers decorated by Field Marshal Montgomery, Lüneburg Heath Germany, 1945.

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Inspection (possibly HQ Company 8th Battalion) 30 November 1945

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Major General AJH Cassels congratulates the Cross Country Running team of the 8th Parachute Battalion, 1946.

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Sgt Dick Southwood with members of 113 Squadron, Dakota Flight, RAF Aqir, Palestine, 22 November 1946

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Members of 8 Para Bn on Exercise 'Footit' Tur'an Palestine 20 October 1947

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