144 results found for: ‘Shetland Bus’ Service

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de CLARENS, Vicomtesse (#161)

…a collective of businessmen – and putting into practice, perhaps, the training she had gained only recently in classes on ‘Great Modern Industry’ and ‘Powerful Commercial Policy’. Jeannie continued to use her charm and her cunning to win the confidence of the Germans, affecting naïveté to gather military secrets of…

CAUCHI, Michael (#262)

…Valour for his participation in 31 Sqn SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE Liberatqrs on the dangerous supply drop support missions for the WARSAW UPRISING by 205 Group; he also flew on the Romanian PLOESTI OIL attacks and River DANUBE MINJNG operational sorties; he also represents the outstanding importance, valour and service

DODDS, Michael T (#257)

…Fleet Auxiliary signs for his long service and that of the important OILERS, and the role of TROOP TRANSPORT of literally millions of servicemen between theatres and the most important ATLANTIC TROOPING; he served on SS ATHELCROWN, ATHELPRINCE and SS MAURETANIA, and later the QUEEN MARY, the speed of which…

BRIDGE, Len A (#186)

…those whose service was in the ROYAL NAVY’s COASTAL FORCES and specifically the role of their MOTOR GUN and TORPEDO BOATS, in both their DEFENSIVE and OFFENSIVE ROLES, protecting British Home Waters. Their small interdependent crews were involved in a heady mixture of, at times, most dramatic and dangerous work….

PILE, Katharine M (#144)

Alan Pollock’s Rough Notes: A work in progress – the fuller biographies will emerge in due course: please sign up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. ATS Women’s AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE (later WRAC)…

KANAKAKIS, EJ Joannou (#209)

…later RASC & Roval SUSSEX, for GREECE & its loyal FIGHTING SPIRIT and STEADFAST ENDURANCE in OCCUPIED CRETE & its ISLANDS, especially with the terrible reprisals; here also for the SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE OPERATIONS in the AEGEAN, several of which he carried out with and here signs commemoratively for that…

KETTLEWELL, Marion (#134)

…the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. 1938: back from Canada & London social work, 1941 joined Wrens Representing WOMEN’s ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE war work & in memory of brothers (KING’S AFRICAN RIFLES & RAF)…

WEBBER, George (#39)

…please sign up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Representing the great contribution of “TRENCHARD’s Brats”, the RAF HALTON APPRENTICES & ENGINES GROUNDCREW trade, with over 35 years of service in the colours….

TAIT, James B (#66)

…he took it to court but lost. He immediately abandoned his allotment. Tait was the president of No 617 (Dam Buster) Squadron. In later years, he read widely and was passionate about the music of Schubert, especially his Lieder, researching in great detail the background to more than 400 of…

FOSTER, Royon (#135)

Alan Pollock’s Rough Notes: A work in progress – the fuller biographies will emerge in due course: please sign up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. Auxiliary Fire Service, Canadian Airfield Construction RAF…

JELLICOE, George (#105)

…up to the Newsletter (bottom of the page) and we’ll let you know when we’ve done more justice in writing up our extraordinary signatories. (son of Viscount Jellicoe: JUTLAND 31 May 1916) Representing COLDSTREAM GUARDS and in memory of Sir David STIRLING, 1 SAS, and the early SPECIAL BOAT SERVICE

BIRD-WILSON, Harold A C ‘Birdie’ (#32)

…war record was the more remarkable for his having recovered from a crash shortly after the outbreak of war. He was piloting a B A Swallow, a light civilian aeroplane being used for communications service, when he crashed in foul weather at Cranwell. He was fortunate to survive the accident,…

QUILL, Claire (#185)

…German General Adolph Galland talking to Wing Commander Stanford Tuck [Signatory #9]. SV pan to map of battle area. Pan back to Wing Commander Tuck talking to Adolf Galland. SV Pan old papers that were printed at time of the Battle of Britain. CU Sign stuck onto broken window, ‘Business…

HOLDER, Paul (#191)

…Broadwell in the Cotswolds until the following May when he was appointed vice president of the RAF Selection Board. In 1948 he moved to Spitalgate, Lincs, as chief instructor of an officer cadet training unit. In 1950, Holder returned to the operational mainstream as commander of the busy RAF base…

LAKIN, Barklie (#233)

…for which the drill was to fire everything they had, which was then six torpedoes – after the timed seconds there was a reassuring explosion and its stern sank and the bows went high out of the water (award of DSO). Appointed to the BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICES in WASHINGTON, he…

BALFOUR, Harold (#13)

…the man who taught the air forces of the world to fly.” Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Trenchard   Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Raymond Smith-Barry AFC (4 April 1886 – 23 April 1949). During the Second World War, Smith-Barry served as a ferry pilot and an instructor. Syllabus for a…

Tea and biscuits

…5725) Trainee members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service Motor Transport Company relax in the rest room at the ATS MTC Training Centre, probably at Camberley. Two women enjoy a cup of tea, whilst a third eats a biscuit as she reads, and a fourth, in the background, is sewing and…

LEWIS, Gwilym (#30)

…1947, after more than 25 years’ service, they decided to continue without him. Lewis then joined Arbon Langrish and on the death of the senior partner became chairman. He successfully built up the American side of the business before selling out to Clarkeson in 1965. However he maintained a lifelong…

HANCOCK, Margaret (#277)

…Returning to King’s in 1944 it would then be the V-1 doodlebugs and the V-2 rockets causing their war casualties. In late summer 1944, Mary joined the Princess Mary’s RAF Nursing Service and became a Flying Officer Sister, first at Ely and then St Athan, where VJ-Day was celebrated. Then…

FOSTER, Bill (#265)

…formed to protect the Roval Dockyards from invasion and then through its 2nd Hampshire Artillery and Garrison Volunteers becoming 1st Wessex Royal Field Artillery for South Africa and in 1916 RA against the Turks in the Middle East in Dec 1916. His war service though does not just incorporate here…

EADON, Stuart (#248)

…COMMONWEALTH & ALLIED naval personnel ASHORE and AFLOAT who manned or supported the EAST INDIES and then BRITISH PACIFIC FLEETS, fighting on for the EXTRA 99 DAYS beyond VE-DAY to JAPAN’s SURRENDER. His service (his father, a builder, served with COASTAL H.A.C.) was in RN SUPPLY BRANCH but his key…

LEIGHTON-PORTER, Chrystabel (#150)

…in her late teens became an artist’s model, not being tall enough to go into the fashion side of the business. She was soon posing for life classes at London art colleges, and in her spare time entered beauty contests, once winning the title of “Venus of Kent”. She made…

KAGAN, Jack (#311)

business making saddles and sandals, and the family lived in a four-bedroom detached wooden house. The idyll ended in 1939, two years before the Nazis arrived, when Jack was 10. The Russians came to town first. They closed the synagogues, sent the richest Jews to Siberia and shut down the…

ALLINSON, Lawrence (#244)

…14.75′, 311 gun, 8 21″ Torpedoes carried, 11/9kts) and the Trident class (1,09011,575 tons, 53 complement, 275′ x 26.5′ x 12’, 4″ gun and 10 21″ torpedoes, 1519 kts) TALLYHO, with its farewell hunting horn resounding merrily along the yard, as it went off to sea trials and war service

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