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Divison Brigade Commanders WW2
1940 - 1945

Battalions and Commanders within 152, 153 and 154 Brigades during France 1940, North Africa 1942-43, Sicily 1943 and North West Europe 1944-45, sourced from "Battalion" by Alastair Borthwick.

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Medical History of 500 British Wounded POW
June 1940 to June 1941

A personal account by Major E.R.C. Walker, R.A.M.C. dealing with the Medical History of 500 British Wounded Prisoners of War from June 1940 to June 1941

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2/Lt Richard Broad's Escape
Account from Churchill's Sacrifice by Saul David

The remarkable story of 2nd Lieutenant Richard Broad's escape from St. Valery. Reproduced, with kind permission, from Saul David's book, Churchill's Sacrifice.

Major Hugh Robertson

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Major Hugh Robertson

Major Hugh Robertson's Daughter, Linda McLean, very kindly sent us a few photographs of her Father after reading about him within Alastair Borthwick's account of the 5th Seaforth's "Attack on Groin" in which Hugh features in his role as O.C. "C" Company.

Memorial Plaque, Nairn Old Parish Church

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Memorial Plaque, Nairn Old Parish Church
51st (H) Recce Reg

The Plaque and Roll of Honour in Nairn Old Parish Church.

The inscription reads "To the glory of God and to the memory of the men of the 51st (Highland) Reconnaissance Regiment who fell at the Battle of El Alamein October 1942 and who worshipped in this church the previous winter"

The plaque was unveiled by Gen Wimberley, GOC 51st Highland Division from mid 1941 and throughout the Desert Campaign, during a Service of Remembrance held on Sunday 9th April 1950 (Easter Sunday). The service was conducted by the Padre Rev Thos. W. Topping and the Minister, Rev Donald M McDonald, 25 old comrades and relatives attending.