I took this photo when we visited Freddie Friend in 2014. In my recording of our meeting Freddie remarked that Lt Gray is the only officer not wearing the peaked hat. The image has been resized and flattened to fit this page. This photo and others remain with Freddie’s family. Unfortunately I didn’t feel itContinue reading “Chagford Officers Photo”
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The Chagford Photos
The regiment had a series of photos taken during it’s time in Devon. It’s clear a number of men held copies of these and I’ve featured the ones sent to me on this site. It wasn’t until I received the band photo (below) from Lin Sharland that I had could place the images. All ofContinue reading “The Chagford Photos”
The Band at Carthage
Photo taken during the First Army Thanksgiving Service (likely June 1943) at Carthage Ampitheatre. Photo from the 87th Anti-Tank Regiment War Diaries, July-Dec 1943. National Archives WO 169/9631 Photo numbered BNA 3081.