• 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.  1,577 total views

  • George Walker (113 LAA)

    The following letter was sent from Germany to a Sheffield address in May 1945. The letter was sent from a soldier who was based in the Nazi  Concentration Camp at Bergen-Belsen.  At the end of the letter the writer states “When you have read this letter you can show it to anyone who is interested enough to read it.” Well I was interested and I hope you are! BELSEN MAY 1945 Alan G Walker 11532306 370/113 LAA Regd RA 13 L.A. 20th May 1945 To all at 53 Just a few more lines hoping to find you all still enjoying the best of health as it finds me the same…

  • Jim Henderson (113th LAA)

    Faded photographs which have been weathered by time still convey the brutal horrors a young soldier witnessed when he helped liberate a Nazi death camp.  548 total views

  • Charles Philip Sharp (113th LAA)

    Charles Philip Sharp, known as Philip, was born on April 2, 1912, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He had a sister Mignon. Philip had been in the Territorial Army for several years when it was called to duty during the Munich crisis in summer 1938.  732 total views

  • Recognise Anyone?

    Furthur still from the cine film taken 23rd/24th April. Can you help recognise anyone from the 113th Durham Light Infantry. Royal Artillery LAA?  255 total views

  • Francis, George Fisher (113th LAA)

    I recently discovered a small book of poetry which was written by my Dad prior and during WW2. He wasn’t the greatest poet, but its treasured by the family and I thought it would be a nice touch to create a photobook for our family.  244 total views

  • John Crosbie (Jack) Lt. 113th LAA DLI

    This article was written by John J. Crosbie (known as Jack) in March 1964. Jack was born in Girvan in 1915 and after the war he lived in Giffnock with his wife and two sons until his death in 1995.  877 total views