• 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.  7,023 total views

  • Eileen Shord

    My Mum, Eileen joined up with the ATS when 17 but had a number of roles when in Germany I think including nursing.  5,542 total views

  • Eric Trott (RAMC)

    Last week The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum had a call from Andy Strowman, an old friend of a Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment veteran named Eric Trott who passed away in 1999. Despite our status as a relatively new regiment, it is important to note that the former regiments are still a very prevalent part of our heritage.  4,678 total views

  • 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.  6,885 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…

  • 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.  7,553 total views

  • Arthur Reede

    My uncle was at Bergen Belsen with an engineer s crew, for a few weeks before any liberation because of the diseases that were in the camps, they had to stay out.  5,415 total views

  • Ron Westbury

    This is a photo of my dear old dad shortly before he passed at the grand age of 91.  5,976 total views