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My father Desert Rat: 4th Armoured Brigade Workshop

by John Haylor

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John Haylor
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Albert Edward Haylor
Location of story: 
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Article ID: 
A2319400
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20 February 2004

Does anyone remember my father, Albert Edward Haylor, he was in France in 1940. returned to england in June 1940, to Feb. 1942 when he went to Egypt, with the 8th. army. then Sicily, and Italy, returning home in March 1944. he then went over to Normandy in June 1944, his unit was designated the 4th armoured brigade workshop. he went through Belgium, and Holland before finishing up in Germany at the end of the war. being released from the army in 1946. I would very much like to know if there is anyone who knew him. thankyou. John Haylor.

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Posted on: 21 February 2004 by Peter - WW2 Site Helper

Hi John

You stand a better chance of getting a response if you post this to the Army Research Desk. Here it will quickly get buried under a mass of WW2 stories.

Good luck,

Peter

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