Category: Veterans

John Frost

In Loving Memory – 14th October, 2008, aged 88 PTE John Frost was in the 11th Armoured Division of the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. At the age of 24, he was part of a highly mobile supply unit of about

Peter Sinclair

Peter Sinclair is a German Jew, and as a teenager managed to escape Nazi Berlin in 1939 via the ‘Kindertransport’.   He joined the army with the Royal Fusiliers and went through infantry training, eventually making the rank of Staff

Jim Smith

On D-Day, June 6th 1944, Trooper Jim Smith (C Sqdn, Westminster Dragoons) landed on Gold Beach in Normandy, France, just least of La Riviere. It was around 7:25 AM. The two Churchill tanks in front of Jim edged their way