Go to it Gunners

First Hand Accounts

 

We are very grateful to have received first hand accounts from several veterans.

 

Click on the links below or above to access the accounts:

 

Royal Artillery (Airborne)

 

Service History & Extract from Pegasus Journal

by Leslie Allsopp, 53rd Worcestershire Yeomanry Airlanding Light Regiment R.A. and 2nd Forward Observer Unit (Airborne) R.A.

 

Brief Account of my Army Service in Normandy

by David "Dai" King, F Troop, 212 Battery, 53rd Worcestershire Yeomanry Airlanding Light Regiment R.A. and 2nd Forward Observer Unit (Airborne) R.A.

  

Normandy 1944

by Peter Jordan, C Troop, 211 Battery, 53rd Worcestershire Yeomanry Airlanding Light Regiment R.A.

 

Memories of My Service with 2 FOU 6th Airborne Division

by Geoffrey Lumb, 2nd Forward Observer Unit (Airborne) R.A.


 

6th Airlanding Brigade

 

Normandy in June 1944

by James Corbett, 12th Battalion (Airborne), The Devonshire Regiment

 

Coup de Main

by Denis Edwards, D Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry