10 results found for: Anzio

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WOOLNOUGH, James A (#230)

…for the ANZIO LANDING, where he had much shelling, air attack and plenty of Nebelwerfers, Spandaus and “Anzio Annie”, the German 28cm GUN, with continual heavy noise of artillery and mortars. being eventually pulled back in the “SEMINOLE”, their being the only English soldiers with AMERICANS; back with the lst…

ZURAKOWSKI, Stanislaw (#169)

…surviving key message-carrying runners of six, when the Poles finally outflanked German positions after so many months of savage fighting on 17th May 1944, at the 1,693 feet Benedictine Monastery Hill strongpoint. Cassino was the western hinge-point of the defensive GUSTAV LINE. The Anzio landings in January were not relieved…

ROBINSON, Albert (#261)

…for TORCH (Bizerta & Philippeville), minelaying with TEVIOT BANK from MALTA Apr-Aug44, SARDINIA. MOTOR TORPEDO BOATS until HMS VALIANT Sep44-Jun46 (VENGEANCE, CHAPLET, CHEVRON & MALTA DOCKYARD 1951-53 postwar)WW2 PENELOPE Rattle Honours; NORWAY 1940, MALTA CONVOYS 1941-42. MEDITERRANEAN 1941-42-43, BATTLE of SIRTE 1942, SICILY, SALERNO and AEGEAN 1943 and ANZIO 1944…

STRONG, Albert (#231)

…a souvenir of his courage but, although a skilled bricklayer, had great difficulty settling back into a post war life, too mundane and predictable. His Cousin, John Henry STRONG, was at ANZIO with the SHERWOOD FORESTERS. Titch started as a cadet when 15, living at Oundle, and went out to…

ATTWELL, Robert H (#148)

…the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Captain Robert H ATTWELL for Cranleigh’s LOCAL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS then HOME GUARD (also on duty FM Lord Milne!) Apr 42 in QUEEN’S ROYAL REGIMENT fought ITALY, wounded ANZIO….

MANDER, d’Arcy (#225)

…advance warning of major German counter attack at ANZIO, penetrating the German SS & helping other EVADEES until Jun44, (DSO Award); here too. we recall the excellent work nearby in ROME of IRISH Monsignor O’FLAHERTY and Major Sam DERRY DSO & the CONTADINI of NORTHERN ITALY elsewhere, who “heloed us…

KENNEALLY, John Patrick (#275)

…masculine, even more than brotherly love, and is called comradeship.” Patrick Kenneally receives his VC from General Alexander The regiment landed at Bone, North Africa, in March 1943 and almost immediately proceeded to the front at Medjez el Bab. Later they fought at Anzio, where Kenneally was again wounded. Subsequently…

OKOLOW-ZUBKOWSKI, Konstanty (#178)

…/ PN GARLAND including the support of the ANZIO BEACHHEAD N.B. 7,136 POLISH SERVICEMEN would die in combat in exile, 1,005 being a similar one seventh on bombers, as the ratio of British losses being so heavy in BOMBER COMMAND. Deepening the personal and national tragedies of the POLISH FORCES…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…ATTWELL Captain Robert H ATTWELL for Cranleigh’s LOCAL DEFENCE VOLUNTEERS then HOME GUARD (also on duty FM Lord Milne!) Apr42 in QUEEN’S ROYAL REGIMENT fought ITALY, wounded ANZIO #170 Mortimer P BOGERT Lieutenant General Mortimer P BOGERT CBE DSO Legion of Merit From Western Nova Scotia, was in Europe 7…

Naval & Naval Air

…WARSHIPS, 10 MTBs & MGBs. Was at NARVIK, GUNNERY on HMS ‘KING GEORGE V’ & SINKING OF BISMARCK 27/28May41; MGBs, DESTROYER & ANZIO. Later represented all Polish war veterans in Britain. Representing POLAND (UK’s staunch ally lost almost 6 million, one sixth of her population – second only to Belarus’s…

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