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102 Field Regt RA (Pembroke Yeomanry): any info?

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Alan

Alan Report 14 May 2014 05:00

My dad Major Ken Brown was in command of a battery of this regiment for much of the war. I have his bare service record (served in North Africa/Italy) but no details.

I'd love to hear from any old gunners who might recognise the name or have any related info. or stories about what they got up to between 1939 and 1945. Thanks

Alan Brown

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 14 May 2014 16:43

Probably best to google for Regiment, see if anything comes up.

http://www.forcesreunited.org.uk/

(if any use)

(below from Find My past, if him)


Royal Artillery honours & awards Transcription
First Name K S
Last Name Brown
Year 1946
Rank T/Major
Service Royal Artillery
Theatre Italy
Award Mentioned in Dispatches
Remarks on Award
Recommended by CF Italy
File No. 68/Gen/8203
Year of Gazette 1946
Date of Gazette 23.05.1946
Category Military, armed forces & conflict
Record collection Second World War

https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37575/supplement/2447

Chris :)

Alan

Alan Report 15 May 2014 04:42

Thanks Chris for the link. That's an avenue I hadn't thought of.

BTW - where's your Victorian postbox? Looks like Oxbridge!

Alan B, nr Sydney Oz

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 15 May 2014 07:34

Well spotted Alan, lol, take off the Ox, and it's the other one, outside Kings!.

Chris :)

Alan

Alan Report 15 May 2014 08:56

I knew it looked familiar - I was at Caius many years ago!

Thanks for the military info - very helpful

A