• Names on Photos

    Two photos with signatures on the reverse. All served with the 113th Durham Light Anti-Aircraft Infantry.  6,656 total views

  • Bill Parkinson

    My grandfather, Bill Parkinson, was among the British soldiers who went into Bergen Belsen in 1945.  7,390 total views

  • Conrad Wilson – AFS

    My grandfather, Conrad Wilson, was a Quaker and a conscientious objector. Although his pacifism steered him away from picking up a gun, his conscience told him he should contribute in some way to the war effort. AFS gave him the outlet he had been looking for.  7,472 total views

  • George Newson

    My Grandfather, Trooper George Newson, helped liberate Belsen as part of the Royal Armoured Corp.  6,475 total views

  • Reg McDonnell – Royal Engineers

    As the cold water of the English Channel lapped at his chest, a soldier near to Reg McDonnell stumbled and began to drown under the weight of his equipment.  7,108 total views