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1st Parachute Battalion 1943

Article about: Here are some items i got today allfrom Africa 1943 to a Lt J.M.Barnes 954191 1 Batalion parachute regiment. Airgraphs have bits of info P 'COY' AAC B.N.A.F on one and General hospital M.E.F

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    The guy listed is 4th battalion and has totally different service number or could that change also??

  2. #12


    Definitely wrong guy his rank is Major

  3. #13


    Service numbers will not change: so it is the wrong chap.

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  4. #14


    Not him then. His service number is quite long so I wonder if he was promoted from the ranks.


    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    I have the book "Tunisian Tales; The 1st Parachute Brigade in North Africa 1942-43" by Niall Cherry. It has an extensive list of names, but no one named Barnes, officer or o/r.


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    How strange these arw period and dated and prove he was there!! How very strange

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