Mobilisation   [ Content Tag Results ]

Below is a list of the history pages, personal accounts, extracts and photos that have been tagged with a reference to 'Mobilisation'...

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1. [ history ]

Overview
In Brief

An introduction to the history of the 51st Highland Division.

2. [ pow ]

Road to St. Valéry
Jan 1938 - June 1940

Corp. Jack Kidd's experience from joining the Territorial Army in January 1938 to his capture at St. Valéry-en-caux in June 1940.

Mobilisation & WWII

3. [ history ]

Mobilisation & WWII
Late 1938 - Jan 1940

From the "call out" of the TA in late 1938 to embarkation at Southampton for Le Havre in January 1940.

4. [ pow ]

volunteering - capture
1939 - 1940

From Henry Owens' volunteering in 1939 to his capture at St. Valery in 1940

5. [ public ]

R.A.S.C., Officers' Training Coy
December 1939

Thank you to James Gillies for sending us this photograph. The photograph is framed and retains its original caption along with a note of each Officer in the lineup. The caption reads: 51st Highland Division, R.A.S.C., Officers' Training Company. December 1939.

 

1. [ account ]

Raising the Camerons
1938 -1940

From the "call out" of the TA in late 1938 to embarkation at Southampton for Le Havre in January 1940. Extract from 'Return to St. Valéry' by Lieutenant General Sir Derek Lang. Lieutenant General Lang was Adjutant of 4th Camerons in 1939 when the decision was made to double the size of the TA.

2. [ account ]

1 Gordons Deploy to the Saar
Journal extract, Capt. Taylor, Intel. Officer 1 Gordons

An extract from the War Diary of Capt. J.P.P. Taylor who was the Intelligence Officer of the 1st Battalion, Gordon Highlands. Covers the period from beginning of September to end October 1939.

3. [ extract ]

Order of Battle on Embarkation
January 1940

Extract from 'Return to St. Valéry' by Lieutenant General Sir Derek Lang

 
Massed Bands of 51HD at Aldershot 1939

1. [ photo ]

Massed Bands of 51HD at Aldershot 1939
Aldershot 1939

Massed Pipes and Drums of the 51st Highland Division in Aldershot in 1939 - from the collection of Pipe Major A Duthie, formerly The Black Watch.

Massed Bands of 51HD at Aldershot 1939

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Massed Bands of 51HD at Aldershot 1939
Aldershot 1939

The massed Pipes and Drums of the 51st Highland Division in Aldershot in 1939 - from the collection of Pipe Major A Duthie, formerly The Black Watch.

Trying on gas masks

3. [ photo ]

Trying on gas masks
November 1939

Men of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 51st Highland Division, trying on gas masks, November 1939.