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Remembering D-Day.

5 Jun 18

Today is D-Day (well it was during the war) Our Dad was in the South Staffs Pioneer Corps, which I have found out were part of The Royal Engineers.

His badge was the Rifle, Shovel and Pick with a Laurel wreath. 8 Jun 44 Landed in NORMANDY Officers:- Maj H Butcher – OC Capt J H Wilson – 2IC Lts A G H Holmes, H R Robinson, F P Davis E J Roffey 9 Jun 44 Commenced unloading stores on beaches 17 Jun 44 Moved to CEPON – ½ coy on Ord stores and ½ on ammunition…


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