5 results found for: Walcheren

Search results for: Walcheren

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MITCHELL, Raymond (#155)

…Invasion, Salerno Beachhead, D-Day Sword Beach, Walcheren & beyond. Signed in memory of his RAF Sgt Pilot brother, Rex, killed in action. From Newcastle upon Tyne & educated at Heaton Grammar School, after his eldest brother, Rex, was killed (as a Sgt Pilot on early Coastal Command Hudsons, as 220…

SUTTON, Thomas A (#308)

…contribution of LANDING CRAFT and for those lead ships for the NORMANDY INVASION, here onto GOLD BEACH, and later for the important capture of WALCHEREN. Born in 1921 Battersea, Tom, after working for Bird’s Eye, had volunteered for the RAF with the ambition to fly Sunderland flying boats, passing all…

BABINGTON-SMITH, Constance (#180)

…Command and its Pathfinder Force, and at the end of 1943 Allied air forces flattened launch sites in France. A V2 Rocket Leaving Walcheren by Stephen Bone (1945). Art.IWM ART LD 4691) But by the spring of 1944 the Germans had built less obvious emplacements in the Pas de Calais…

BRIDGE, John (#154)

…‘Party’ 1500), and then 1501 for Le Havre on to Antwerp, arriving under machine gun fire and, by complete chance, later narrowly missing a high fatality ‘A’ sweep. “After Walcheren, John Bridge won his George Cross on 29Sep44 for saving the second set of charges from blowing the Nijmegen Bridge,…

Naval & Naval Air

…BEACH, WALCHEREN & beyond. In memory of RAF Sgt Pilot brother, REX, killed. #269 Morgan MORGAN-GILES Rear Admiral Sir Morgan MORGAN-GILES DSO OBE GM RN, 4 MiDs ARETHUSA evacuation, NORWAY attack French fleet MERS-el-KEBIR, Suez MINE disposal, TOBRUK siege, Cdr i/c RN Vis Adriatic YUGO partisans #278 Sam MORLEY Sam…

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