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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Sheldrake » 17 Apr 2019 09:13

79seconds wrote:
17 Apr 2019 06:08
Thanks Steen.

So we still lack of the pic of A E Barstow during WW 2..
Why don't you write a snail mail to his old Regiment at The Sikh Regimental Centre, Ramgarh Cantonment, Jharkhand, India?or viaq their facebookm page
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sikh-Reg ... 6488643458

His regiment is very proud of their heritage under British command and may have a photograph of one of their old boys.

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Post by AlifRafikKhan » 22 May 2019 14:26

Hi, does someone knows these 21st Army Group officers (apart from Montgomery)? The pic was taken at surrender ceremony on 4 May 1945.

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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 11 Aug 2019 15:59

Hello,
This is a Gettyimage taken in 1944.
ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: A Kodachrome colour photograph of a veteran soldier, taken by JCA Redhead (1886-1954) during World War Two. The soldier wears the scarlet dress uniform of an officer in The Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, the senior line regiment of the British Army. The medals on his chest show that he is a veteran of World War One. He also proudly wears the Distinguished Service Order medal.

What rank is he? I didn't know the uniform before.
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by LineDoggie » 13 Aug 2019 04:50

Viewers L to R-

DSO, Queens South Africa Medal with 2 Campaign bars, 1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, WW1 Victory Medal, King georger 5th Silver Jubilee Medal, King George VI Coronation Medal, Last one not sure
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 13 Aug 2019 12:08

ttvon wrote:
26 Sep 2018 14:44
Hi,
Who?
Thanks!


ttvon
Hello,
Got it in better quality.
Hope help ID it.

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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Steen Ammentorp » 13 Aug 2019 20:02

Hi,

It sure does - It is adm. sir Ralph Leatham, CinC Plymouth, with King George, President Truman, Secretary of State Burns and adm. Leahy at HMS Renown in Plymouth, 1945.
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by ttvon » 17 Aug 2019 03:23

Thanks!
Who are the 3 officers with William Sholto Douglas?
82 and 83 are Air Commodores.
84 is Air Vice-Marshal.


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Post by Georges JEROME » 18 Dec 2020 21:55

Metz 25 Novembre 1945. Who is the british general between Walker (XX US Corps) behind Patton (3 US Army) at Metz for 1st birthday of the liberation of Metz ?

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Post by Georges JEROME » 18 Dec 2020 22:30

I've the clue it's the Prince Felix of Luxembourg who join british army and reach to Major General rank liaison officer with III. US. Army of Patton.
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Can anyone help identify this officer please

Post by Ian Sayer » 03 Jun 2021 14:39

Can anyone identify this officer please. It's a 1943 photo and may have been taken in North Africa. The signature appears to read K R Norman but I may be reading the initials incorrectly. Any suggestions greatly appreciated.
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Georges JEROME » 03 Jun 2021 16:16

look alike Vice-Admiral Goeffrey Norman
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Ian Sayer » 03 Jun 2021 16:48

Thanks very much Georges. Just compared it to a 1948 portrait and its definitely him.
Not sure I can make his initials G N but it is certainly him.
Much appreciated
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by GregSingh » 05 Jun 2021 06:17

No G, but looks like HR to me...
If we become increasingly humble about how little we know, we may be more eager to search.

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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Max » 05 Jun 2021 08:19

GregSingh wrote:
05 Jun 2021 06:17
No G, but looks like HR to me...
Greg
Good call on the H
I still can't see a G
Sir (Horace) Geoffrey Norman
https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/sear ... rey-Norman
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Re: British - Request for Identification

Post by Max » 05 Jun 2021 08:27

NORMAN, GEOFFREY (ORAL HISTORY)
https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80008664

In 1943 he was Captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth.[00] - battleship class
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