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Gunmen in Portsmouth

As I wheeled across Guildhall Square in Portsmouth yesterday I saw a man crouched over a machine gun. He was quite hidden and under the trees in the far corner of the square, just between the Guildhall (built 1890) and … Continue reading

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Family Album 1 Summary

My family between 1900 and 1952 in summary form.

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Album 1 (18, 19, 20 and 21 of 58)

More photos of dad in Malaya with the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards. The last few photos of dad in Malaya and then some snaps of Ceylon taken when the boat docked on the way back to England. The album then … Continue reading

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Album 1 (16 and 17 of 58)

After a short period in England in 1948 dad was out to Malaya and spent the later half of 1948 and most of 1949 there. At some point just prior to arriving he was promoted to Lance-Sergeant and these are … Continue reading

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Album 1 (13, 14 and 15 of 58)

More pages from my late parents photo albums shown as they were presented. The first page shows some photos of dad’s return Journey from Palestine and then a photo (the same as on the first page of Album 1) of … Continue reading

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Album 1 Photos (12 of 58)

Palestine 1947, 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards

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Album 1 Photos (11 of 58)

More of dad in Palestine in 1947

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