From: Planning the end of the world, well out to 2023!
3. Fought mostly in France & North Africa Also in Italy, Burma, Malaya, Belgium, Holland & Germany.
4. Regiment was almost totally annihilated -- The loss of a Bn or 2 at seperate times does not mean annihilation, the following list of battle honours shows it was very much alive and kicking
The Second World War– Somme 1940, Odon, Tourmauville Bridge, Caen, Esquay, Mont Pincon, Quarry Hill, Estry, Falaise, Dives Crossing, Aart, Lower Maas, Meijel, Venlo Pocket, Ourthe, Rhineland, Reichswald, Rhine, Uelzen, Artlenburg, North-West Europe 1940, 44–45, Abyssinia 1941, Sidi Barrani, El Alamein, Medenine, Akarit, Diebel Azzag 1942, Kef Ouiba Pass, Mine de Sedjenane, Medjez Plain, Longstop Hill 1943, North Africa 1940–43, Landing in Sicily, Gerbini, Adrano, Centuripe, Sicily 1943, Termoli, Sangro, Cassino II, Liri Valley, Aquino, Monte Casalino, Monte Spaduro, Monte Grande, Senio, Santerno Crossing, Argenta Gap, Italy 1943–45, Crete, Heraklion, Middle East 1941, North Malaya, Grik Road, Central Malaya, Ipoh, Slim River, Singapore Island, Malaya 1941–42
5Bn & 6Bn converted to Anti Tank Artillery (91 & 93 AT Rgt) in Nov 41 & 6Bn to 54 & 58 LAA Rgts.
5. one of the battalions was train as air land troops. and was part of a para drop ??
Some of these questions are similar to How long is a piece of string?? and are authors interpretations instead of factual.
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