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War Diary March 21 – April 14 (Easter Monday) 1941

Friday 21st Wrote some letters during morning – afternoon ceremonial parade – marched to Brigade – welcome for Brigadier Baxter-Cox – a good show.  Long march back with fixed bayonets at attention – 1 1/2 miles.  When we got back … Continue reading

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Birth of the 72nd Battalion Carrier Platoon 27th June 1940

The first of many re-0rganisations From The Footsoldiers (p7): …”The last of the British troops were evacuated (from Dunkirk) on 18 June.  Most brought their rifles and personal equipment but transport and guns and tanks were lost.  This was the situation … Continue reading

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