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 Met on leave in Quorn  Met on leave in Quorn
21st January 1944 These four Quorn sailor boys recently met on leave. They are Bernard ...... cont.
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 Quorn Soldier wounded  Quorn Soldier wounded
18th August 1944 Private Cecil Wykes, son of Mr J Wykes, Church Walk, Quorn, who was ...... cont.
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 Four generations of the Wykes family  Four generations of the Wykes family
18th August 1944 Mr J Wykes, of 4 Church Path, Quorn, is here seen with his son ...... cont.
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 21 years in Royal Marines  21 years in Royal Marines
14th January 1944 Corp George Taylor, husband of Mrs Taylor, 31 Nursery Lane, Quorn ...... cont.
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 Sykes brothers meet on leave 1944  Sykes brothers meet on leave 1944
31st March 1944 The three sons of Mr and Mrs Leonard Sykes of Castledine Street, ...... cont.
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 Ralph Thornton 1944  Ralph Thornton 1944
April 28th 1944 Corporal Ralph Thornton, who is serving with the CMF; second son of Mr ...... cont.
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 Sergt. L Green and Miss J Bowler 1944  Sergt. L Green and Miss J Bowler 1944
28th January 1944 The wedding took place at St Bartholomew's Parish Church, Quorn, on ...... cont.
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 US Paratroopers on Company Street at Camp Quorn 1944  US Paratroopers on Company Street at Camp Quorn 1944
Three paratroopers of H Co 505 PIR pose on the company street at Camp Quorn in England's ...... cont.
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 US Paratroopers at Camp Quorn 1944  US Paratroopers at Camp Quorn 1944
Company H. 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment Standing retreat May 1944 prior to D-Day. ...... cont.
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 US troops based in Quorn photographed at De Montfort Hall, Leicester  US troops based in Quorn photographed at De Montfort Hall, Leicester
In the spring of 1944, 505 troopers pose after a dance in De Montfort Hall. From the ...... cont.
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Total: 244 artefacts returned over 25 pages


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