Welcome this new archive relating to the men and women service personnel and the part they played at the Liberation and subsequent Humanitarian Effort of the Bergen Belsen Concentration Camp in 1945.

We are now inviting any relatives of service personnel who may have been at the camp to get in touch. We do not believe there are any records of the diverse group of men and women, many completely untrained, who were involved with the camp, after it’s liberation.

Those That Served

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There are currently 36 names in this directory beginning with the letter T.
Tarplee, WalterSubmitted by: Wendy O’Donnell

Tasker Peter Williams Gedge

Tatareczuk Marian Lt.

Tatlow F. T. Flying Officer

Taverner, Joy W. (Nurse)
Queen Alexandria Nurse Married name of Trindles More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Taylor James W Gnr.

Taylor William Sgt.

Taylor, James W
Gunner. From Leicester.
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive

Taylor, K G (Major)
370 Battery (later awarded the MC and MID) On landing in Normandy the Battery commander
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive

Taylor, Kenneth George (113 LAA)
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Taylor, Peter Barr (Medical Student)
Medical Student. St Thomas
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Taylor, Richard. I. G (Dick) (Lieutenant-Colonel) (63rd ATR)
Commanding Officer of the 63rd Anti-Tank Regiment. “A great number of them [the inmates] were little more than living skeletons with haggard yellowish faces. Most of the men wore a striped pyjama type of clothing—others wore rags, while women wore striped flannel gowns or any other clothing they had managed to acquire. Many of them were without shoes and wore only socks and stockings. There were men and women lying in heaps on both sides of the track. Others were walking slowly and aimlessly about—a vacant expression on their starved faces.” April, 15 Tetlow, Harold (Padre)
British army Padre. Conducted the first service at Belsen. More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Thick Gordon Caton

Thompson, George Wilbert
No known unit. Just visting or something else? More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive


Thomson Cook Arthur

Thwaite, Herbert HenrySubmitted by: Belsen Archive

Till, Anthony Stedman (RAMC)
181st Field Ambulance, RAMC More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Tizard David Andrew Thomas

Tonkin, John (Major)
First in: SAS More
Submitted by: Archive

Topham, W (113 LAA)
113th DLI - Probably 369 Battery More
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive

Towers John

Trafford, Ken (63rd ATR)
63rd Anti Tank Regiment (QOOH) Queens Own Oxfordshire Yeomanry
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Tregear F. M. V. Col.

Trevatt, Charles Vincent
Submitted by: Archive

Trimmer Eric James

Trofimoff, A N, (Major)
369 Battery On landing in Normandy the Battery commander
Submitted by: 113th DLI Archive

Trower Anthony Gosselin

Tryszynska Frederick Luba

Turgel, Norman Sgt.
53 Field Security section of British Intelligence Corps More
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Turner, Albert Norman Spr.
59 Mechanical Equipment platoon More
Submitted by: Alan Turner

Turner, James Andrew (Guy’s Hospital)
Medical Student. Guy’s Hospital
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

Turner, John William
Please add my father to the directory. His name was John William Turner and he served with the Kings Troupe, Royal Horse Artillery. His DOB was 16th June 1923. Thank you for keeping the memories alive.
Submitted by: John Turner Jnr (known as Mark)

Turner, John, Charles (Trooper, Tank Regt.)
Submitted by: Les Turner

Tyler Arthur Bdr. (63rd ATR)
63rd Anti Tank Regiment (QOOH) Queens Own Oxfordshire Yeomanry
Submitted by: Belsen Archive

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This site will progress and I’d encourage anyone with any info to get in touch. My granddad, Reg Price served with the 113th Durham Light Infantry*, as part of 369 Battery. As a signwriter, he produced this sign…

Belsen sign
Belsen sign

And this was kept in the family for years – so for the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Belsen in 2020, subsequent VE Day and VJ Day, I thought it’s about time I’d try to find out more about Reg – his comrades (many of which are names, simply written on the back of photos), what they did together and for a way to remember them all, properly.

To coinicide with the anniversary, I was able to be filmed both on national and local BBC TV to tell Reg’s Story.
Whilst this was totally out of my comfort zone and I dreaded every moment – I decided I needed to do something to start this all off. BBC Midlands Today aired 7th May and a VE Day Antiques Roadshow Special aired Sunday 10th May.

Read here about The Heroes of Belsen.

The main photo, shown here was coloured for the 75th Anniversary and we’ll tell you all about it shortly – and what happened next!

*Just 113th Durham Light Infantry? No we are interested in all Service and Medical personnel who took part during the humanitarian effort at Belsen Concentration Camp. Their roles and names are largely forgotten, as many were too horrified to ever speak of what they had to do, so this archive seeks to form a tribute to ALL those that were there, to find out more and to remember them.
If you have a relative, or any info, on the relief effort at Belsen, we’d love you to please get in touch. Email us: – Thank you


Any 113th Durham Light Infantry friends or family are encouraged to get in touch via

** In 1938 the old 5th Battalion DLI changed its role to Searchlights and then in 1940 to Anti-Aircraft. This 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment went to Normandy in June 1944 and joined the advance into Germany in early 1945.
Official designation – Brigade: 100 AA • Division: 30 Corps. • Unit: 113 LAA Regt. RA (DLI) TA.

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