• Frank Moreham – 113th DLI

    I attach a photo of Frank Joseph Moreham, must have been taken late ’45 and a copy of his Mention in despatches. He certainly looks happy and OK.  155 total views

  • Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments

    Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments 1 LAA Rgt RA 2 LAA Rgt RA 3 LAA Rgt RA 4 LAA Rgt RA 11 (City of London Yeomanry) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 12 (Finsbury Rifles) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 13 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 15 (Isle of Man) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 16 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 17 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 18 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 19 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 20 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 21 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 22 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 23 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 24 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 25 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 26 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 27 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 28 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 29 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 30 LAA…

  • Alexander Allan

    Alexander Allan was born in June 1910 in Scotland. In 1943 he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and joined the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery. This unit had been formed out of the old 5th (Territorial Army) Battalion DLI at Stockton on Tees.  159 total views

  • Names on Photos

    Two photos with signatures on the reverse. All served with the 113th Durham Light Anti-Aircraft Infantry.  165 total views

  • The first in…

    On April 15, 1945, Lieutenant John Randall, then a 24-year-old SAS officer, was on a reconnaissance mission in northern Germany.  180 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    The Numbers

    113th LAA Regiment RA (Durham Light Infantry) arrived at Belsen on the 18th April. The Panzer Barracks at Hohne, a short distance from the Belsen camp, was converted into a hospital and a transit camp. The DLI Regimental Journal for October 1946 reported the battalion recorded the following personel (live).  180 total views

  • Roll of Honour

    The 113th Durham Light Infantry, Royal Artillery, Roll of Honour (Listed by date order) x19 KIA from July to November 1944 (x15 found) and x10 in Training accidents prior to June 1944 (x1 found)  338 total views

  • The Heroes of Belsen

    The Heroes of Belsen “If you asked them to build a battleship overnight they’d produce it for you at breakfast!” Such are the expressions of praise made by Army authorities when referring to the magnificent work of relief done by officers and men of the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA at Belsen Concentration Camp.  540 total views