• Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    Norman Midgley (AFPU)

    The Army Film and Photographic Unit was a subdivision of the British armed forces set up on 24 October 1941, to record military events in which the British and Commonwealth armies was engaged. During the war, almost 23 percent of all AFPU soldiers were killed in action; the AFPU was disbanded in 1946.  108 total views

  • Bill Diack –

    Bill Diack, who received the Legion d’honneur in 2017, was among the Scots who strove to ease the suffering of the Belsen victims.  173 total views

  • George Hanks (63 ATR)

    GEORGE Hanks was only a teenager when he and his colleagues from the Oxfordshire Yeomanry helped to liberate the notorious Belsen concentration camp, and the horrors he saw have never left him.  187 total views

  • Joseph Conerney RAMC

    My father Joseph Conerney was born in Co. Galway. As a young man he went to Witham (Essex) to train as a nurse. At the beginning of the war he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and served in, Holland, Norway and Germany.  184 total views

  • Rev Edwin Oliver Sutton – 11th Armoured Divison

    These last few months have been an incredible journey of discovery of the story and service of my grandfather, a Methodist minister and army chaplain, serving from 1940 – 1945 with the 11th Armoured Division.  131 total views

  • Alan Moore, Lt. Australian Official War Artist.

    An informal group portrait of soldiers of the Welsh Guards who liberated the Belsen concentration camp on 15 April 1945. All are unidentified except for an Australian official war artist, VX93880 Lieutenant (Lt) Alan Moore (front row, second from the left wearing a beret).  219 total views