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Life in the Welsh Guards, 1939-46

Sydney Pritchard

Life in the Welsh Guards, 1939-46

by Sydney Pritchard

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Published by Y Lolfa in Talybont, Ceredigion .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pritchard, Sydney,
  • Stalag XXA,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Welsh Guards -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, German,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Welsh,
  • Prisoners of war -- Germany -- Biography,
  • Prisoners of war -- Great Braitain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSydney Pritchard.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Welsh., Biography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.5.S742 P75 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16412159M
    ISBN 10086243985X
    ISBN 109780862439859
    LC Control Number2007532548

    18 August landed at Le Havre and came under command of 3rd Guards Brigade, Guards Division. 2nd (Reserve) Battalion August formed at Wellington Barracks. Initially located at Marlow, moved to Tower of London in October , going on to Tadworth on 12 June , Orpington 24 October , Tadworth 15 May , Barnes 5 September Y Lolfa Books for Wales. detailed search. Print quote. Free delivery for orders over £ home; bookshop. Life & Times - Susan Wilkinson. £ Life in the Welsh Guards - Sydney Pritchard. £ Welsh Pirates - Dafydd Meirion. £ Welsh Castles - Geraint Roberts. £ Welsh Railways - Jim Green. £

    Welsh Guards. Robert James Bye was born in Pontypridd. He was 27 years old, and a Sergeant in the 1st Btn., Welsh Guards, when the following deed took place on 31 July at the Yser Canal, Belgium during the Third Battle of Ypres for which he was awarded the VC. His citation reads: " Sjt. Robert Bye, Welsh Guards (Penrhiwceiber, Glamorgan).   After Rugby, Gavin Young did National Service from to in the Welsh Guards. With them he spent a year in Palestine and Jordan, an experience that gave him a love of the Arab world.

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This book, the memoirs of a Welsh Guardsman's Second World War experiences, was compiled by the late Sydney Pritchard. The author left his home in Aberdare in after enlisting with the Welsh Guards.

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This is the book I asked Tim to write to put down all of the stories he would share with me about his time in the Welsh Guards. It's taken me months after reading the book to sit down and write this review. In Sights: The Story Of A Welsh Guardsman was /5.

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