137 results found for: Java (Battle of)

Search results for: Java (Battle of)

Found 137 matches.

For a more exact match when searching for multiple words, please put the search term in quoatation marks. For example: use "Battle of Britain" instead of Battle of Britain.


ROWLANDS, John (#83)

…of the Second World War, RAF bomb disposal personnel had dealt with some 175,000 weapons of British, Allied and enemy origin in Britain and Europe. The BD squads were in the front line of a battle between the British and German scientists, and sometimes enormous risks had to be taken…

CALVERT, J Michael (#152)

…officer in Colchester including discussion on intelligence; opinion of use of intelligence and Special Air Service; attitude of troops on arrival; preparation of troops for battle; method of army’s advance north, 1/1945; morale and casualties; details and use of armoured jeeps; memories of officers. REEL 2 Continues: situation in Netherlands…

LLOYD-OWEN, David (#273)

…where it was trained for a new role in mountain warfare. However, it was then unexpectedly posted to the Aegean. There it took part in the battle for Leros, where Lloyd Owen’s predecessor as CO, Jake Easonsmith, was killed. The MV LA PALMA in Bari harbour. She was one of…

DUDGEON, AG (#187)

…British Defence Staff in Washington. He retired as an air vice-marshal in April 1968, and spent the next 10 years as head of the Paris office of the management consultants McKinsey & Co. In retirement, Dudgeon fought tenaciously to have a battle honour awarded to No 4 FTS for its…

DUNN, Patrick Hunter (#15)

…involved in two dogfights near Bir Zigdin el-Hamra and Sidi el Barrani. In the first, the RAF claimed three SM 79s destroyed and two damaged, with Dunn having a share in one. The second was a huge aerial battle, involving at least 19 Italian aircraft and two squadrons of Hurricanes,…

BARKER, John Lindsay (#307)

…Barker replied: “I am not in the habit of carrying one in my personal kit when on operations.” For his services in the Far East, he was appointed CBE. The son of a doctor who had served at the Battle of Jutland, John Lindsay Barker was born at Hull on…

ERCOLANI, Lucian (#215)

…1943 Ercolani went to the newly-formed No 355 Squadron. He flew many sorties deep into enemy territory, some involving a round trip of 2,000 miles, to destroy the supply networks used to reinforce and support the Burma battlefield. An important and frequent target was the Siam-Burma railway built by Allied…

BURBRIDGE, Bransome A (#103)

…initially registered as a conscientious objector, but he later felt an increasing unease about his position and in September 1940 he joined the RAF. By October 1941 he had completed his training as a night fighter pilot and joined No 85 Squadron, commanded by the Battle of Britain ace, Peter…

BURN, Michael C (#86)

…biggest German battleship, Tirpitz – was characterised by Burn’s commanding officer as “the sauciest job since Drake”. St Nazaire: HMS Campbelltown resting on the wall it would soon destroy The mission – to deny its use to the biggest German battleship, Tirpitz – was characterised by Burn’s commanding officer as…

LEIGHTON-PORTER, Arthur (#151)

…[No. 150] Chrystabel ‘Jane’ Leighton-Porter. Repesenting RAF Rocket-firing Typhoons, so important in NW Europe’s Liberation against enemy armour. The husband of ‘Jane’ (c.f. 150), whose marital links – both were brought up in Southampton (above whose docks the ‘Battle of Britain VC’ at the heart of the print was won)…

MACLENNAN, Ian R (#128)

“Ian Maclennan is one of those men who make Canada tick” Photo by Chris Sant Fournier (Times of Malta) “Flight Lieutenant Ian MacLennan…was one of the last surviving fighter “aces” who engaged in fierce air battles during the Siege of Malta to secure the island’s survival. Malta George Cross by…

British Army and Commonwealth & Allied Armies

…MONMOUTHSHIRE & SOUTH WALES BORDERERS Regt WELSH DIV #236 Patrick CLEERE Major Patrick ‘Paddy’ CLEERE MBE DCM 22Jan41 TOBRUK (2nd DCM papers lost), from EIRE Co Kilkenny 1933 @16, 7th Q’s OWN HUSSARS, SGT1939; survived very many TANK BATTLES W.DESERT, ITALY (bro. lost), & BURMA #220 JM COOPER Lieutenant Colonel…

Naval & Naval Air

…Norman LOATS USN 6 Battle Stars US NAVY survivor, for VC-10 Sqn at PELELIU in USS GAMBIER BAY CARRIER after Battles 1st PHILIPPINE SEA to Marianas, GUAM, of its sinking & LEYTE GULF protected US invasion [cf. Edwin P. Hoyt’s “The Men of Gambier Bay”] #141 Hugh Stirling MACKENZIE Vice-Admiral…

Civilians and War Production

…test pilot & BATTLE OF BRITAIN OC 213Sqn, Harold Blyth‘s widow. NAVAL INTELLIGENCE BLETCHLEY PARK & SIS #136 Nancy BUDGETT Nancy BUDGETT WOMEN’S WAR WORK; AIR RAID PRECAUTIONS WARDENS, CIVIL DEFENCE & Eric CLAXTON MBE’s RESCUE & CASUALTIES UNION training ST JOHN’s & RED CROSSProfessor Sir F Harry HINSLEY KBE…

Donate

To mark the 80th Anniversary of Battle of Britain D ay, an inaugural ‘Battle of Britain 80 Edition of twelve historic Battle of Britain VC signed originals are being released for the first time, with all profits going to the three service benevolent charities:…

WW1 Signatories

…#250 Phillip BRISTOW Pilot (Seaplane) Lieutenant Conrad Phillip BRISTOW Joined RNAS in 1917 & left in 1919 as a Flight Lieutenant RAF. Flew SHORT 184 seaplanes over (936 made, in Battle of Jutland 1, one 1st torpedo sinking) 2 years: 230lb bomb (+ 2 pigeons), ANTI-SUBMARINE RECCE 406, 442 Flts…

Credits

Web Development Ash Whitney Graphic Design Chris Heaton Assembly John Pollock | Michael J Hawkins | Claude Grunspan | David Wade | Charles CV Hyde | Frank Lennox-Millard Major Sources The Imperial War Museums British Pathe Wikipedia The Battle of Britain London Monument A Note on Other Sources & Credits:…

Translate »
Top of the page