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Palestine 1946 Palestine 1947 – dad gets his two stripes.
After Toulon in France, Naples in Italy and Malta dad went to Egypt before finally landing up in Palestine. Palestine, Guardsman Mansell, 1946
Dad in Toulon southern France 1946 on his way to joint the third battalion Grenadier Guards in Palestine. This photo below interested me. Just look at the number of ships in port, many of which look like Navy ships. Then … Continue reading
After dad had completed his basic training he was sent to joint the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards in Palestine. This he did by travelling by train to Toulon in France then picking up a troop ship to Naples, then Malta … Continue reading
Dad ages about 14 in 1942 at the back of Castillion Road Catford Dad in the Army Cadet Corps. He joined up as soon as he could.
Dad, granddad Mansell, Aunty Dot, Nan Mansell, Uncle Archie about 1938. 16 Castillion Road Catford SE6 Dad and Dot at Littlehampton 1933 Dad 1942 aged about 15 August 28th 1945 aunty Dot, nan Mansell and Uncle Archie at Ramsgate. … Continue reading