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The hills at Nainitalicon for Story with photo

Safeguarding the secrecy of military operations Marlborough Theatre — “Now or Never” A...

Moodi Wallahicon for Story with photo

Safeguarding the secrecy of military operations Marlborough Theatre — “Now or Never” A...

Selling fruiticon for Story with photo

A vendor selling fruit, as seen and photographed by my Father, Sgt. Philip Roy Gallop, during his service...

From Blyth to India and Back

I was in India for 3 years in the Delhi HQ with the Indian Air Force. When we first got to India...

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A snatched view of the road up to Nainitalicon for Story with photo

Safeguarding the secrecy of military operations Marlborough Theatre — “Now or Never” A...

Mountains above Calcuttaicon for Story with photo

A view of the mountains above Calcutta. As seen and photographed by my Father, Sgt. Philip Roy Gallop,...

entertaining the troops

Our first xmas there we gave the hospital a forces pantomine.Soon after that we were on our way overseas.We...

The Taj Mahal, Agra, Indiaicon for Story with photo

Safeguarding the secrecy of military operations Marlborough Theatre — “Now or Never” A...

Memories

From India to Singapore I was in another troop ship “Dilwara”.. However the people of Stockport...

Reunion in India

He knew where I was so he hitched a lift from Burma to Ceylon, then another lift to Delhi, then another...

Travels with the Indian Army

I travelled the length and breadth of India both on duty and on leave....

Last Wartime Voyage of EMPIRE CAPULETicon for Story with photo

1.45 New York... 3.10.46 Hugh Ferguson was an apprentice; Geoffrey White was the Chief Radio Officer....

Memories of Asia

I was born in 1937 in Rangoon in Burma, which fell to the Japanese during the war. One of my earliest...

Sir HAYATicon for Story with photo

Sir Abdul Sattar HAYAT was born in 1950 in Dere-i-Noor, Nangarhar Afghanistan... In 2004 Sir Hayat came...

Indian Army Troops

Whenever I was in V-Force in the Indian Army I had no change of clothing....

Journey to Burma

It took six weeks by boat to get to Bombay, calling at Cape Town on the way, a very different place to...

Jungle Jackson

We then came back to India to a place called Mollea and from there we went back to Kohima; we then went...

Red Cross/hospital ship,

My father was Jack Hann RAF no 1226272, he was in India and Burma, and came home on a ship, with the...

Instructor on DD Tanks

In 1944 I was drafted to Cocanada form RAC Depot Poona for an attatchment of the 25th Dragoons as a member...

The Song of India

It was a previleged life style, yet they took with them their entrepenurial skills and left a legacy in...

"BAWLI BAZAAR TO BHAIRAB BAZAAR" (Loading the Stone Crusher for Transportation - photograph)icon for Story with photo

In January 1945, my father's Coy moved from Bawli Bazaar to Bhairab Bazaar. Please see A6990069...

"TIME OFF FROM THE BURMA FRONT" (Pony Trek to Jalapahar Camp - photograph))icon for Story with photo

In October 1944 my father and his friend Frank had a few days leave in Darjeeling; on Tuesday afternoon...

Childhood in Pakistan

We never went to the city because everything from soap to salt and pepper was home made... In Punjabi, they...

"HOMEWARD BOUND" (Photograph of the RMS ALCANTARA)icon for Story with photo

On Thursday 9 May 1946 my father was given the code letter for the ship that would take him back to...

"GOODBYE TO INDIA" (Farewell to Phil - photograph)icon for Story with photo

In April 1946 my father's Coy and friends gave him a farewell party. Please see A6990069 "THE WAR...

From Bombay to Egypt

My lasting Memory of World War II is……I left these shores on New Years Day 1st January 1925 and...

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