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A New Link

Ken Tipper is an author represented on this website by his article

'The Sinking of HMS Punjabi'

He lives in Florida and is an active member of Ocala-Marion County Veterans Memorial Park.
Do read his article A Pilgrimage
You can mail Ken who would be delighted to hear from any veterans in UK.







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Regular Service Articles

3rd The King's Own Hussars
by Alan Crosskill
Pioneer Corp
by Godfrey Newman Petvin
R. in P.
RAF & FaireyTest Pilot
by Lionel Peter Twiss DSO. DSC
R. in P.
RAF & Hawker Test Pilot
by Webmaster as tribute to Neville Duke R.I.P.
Durham Light Infantry
by Webmaster as tribute to Joseph aged 17.

Durham Light Infantry
by Ray Hoggart


by Yves Beaujuge
Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry
by Keith Petvin-Scudamore
The Band of The Life Guards
by Mike Hopkins
7th Parachute Battalion
by Richard Todd OBE
R. in P.



Royal Navy
Images supplied by Chris Jennings
British Expeditionary Force
by Jack Cottle
R. in P
by Yves Beaujuge
6th Airborne
by Jim Corbett


Rifle Brigade


by Eric A. Patience
R. in P.
Intelligence Corps
The Battle of Cassino
by John Oswald

6th Airborne
by Jim Corbett

Royal Navy
by Daphne John

Royal Navy
by Ronald W.V. Brewis

6th Airborne
by Denis Edwards
R in P.

Royal Navy.
by Muriel C. Currie MBE.
R. in P.

Glider Regiment
by Jim Wallwork DFM.
R in P.
6th Airborne
by Harry 'Nobby' Clark
R in P

Royal Navy
by Ken Tipper P.



Royal Navy
'The Sinking of HMS Punjabi'
by Ken Tipper
R. in P.
Royal Pioneer Corps
Remembering Cassino
by George Pringle

Royal Marines
by John Best
By Alfred Lockyer R.I.P.
15/19 Kings Royal Hussars
by Ged Walton



Royal Navy
by Leslie J. Sprigg
Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry
by Peter Vile
Durham Light Infantry
by Webmaster
Pages updated June 21 2007
Royal Marines
by Colin Heape
by Bill Daley
Suffolk Regiment
by Derek Chilvers


Fleet Air Arm
by Roy Hadfield
by Neville Webb
Ken Lamb


Royal Navy
John Stonehouse
Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry
Memories of an exercise whilst in Osnabruk, Germany
by Reg Horn
Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry
by Tony Hood P.
By Peter Smith
by Bill Wyman
Middx & East Surrey
KSLI & Para
by Les Wilks
R in P.

Royal Air Force
by Bernard Parke

Parachute Regt.
by Bryan (Tab) Hunter

by Bill Hawksford
R. in P.
Somerset & Cornwall Light Infantry
by Keith Petvin-Scudamore
Royal Air Force
by Webmaster

Royal Signals
by Edgar Weekley
The Green Howards
by The Paul Daniels

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Royal Artillery
by Ray Hoggart
by Douglas Laidlow

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