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508 pir in Nottingham 1944

Article about: Shame on me really, only just got round to a visit of Wollaton Hall home of the 508 PIR, pre d-day and Holland, really strange that the guys also had a game of baseball at Meadow Lane home o

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    They were mainly Italians.

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    Cheers , Ade,, they had it tough there then, beautiful place like that,, do you know if they have any event days there still.

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    Some events do take place there from time to time. I don't have any dates though. Armed Forces Day does spring to mind.

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    Thank you,, if you hear of any could you let me know please,, be nice to meet some like minded people.

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    Sure!
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    wow, great read, thank you.

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    Gidday GW here's a 508th PIR patch,note fat devil and white butt stock which denotes WWII version. The skinny devil and black butt denotes post WWII late 40's early 50's.

    Phill

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    been back today and noticed a letter to the people of Nottingham from one of the vets, it is to be opened in the year 2144, guess i will never know what is written, any idea Ade?

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