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Gracie Fields in Burma

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cambsaction
People in story: 
Thomas William Horry
Location of story: 
Burma
Background to story: 
Army
Article ID: 
A7944140
Contributed on: 
21 December 2005

Thomas William Horry in Burma. Royal Signals badges and medals.

William joined up on 4th December 1940. He joined the RCOP.signals..His diary starts in 1945 but doesn’t tell us where he was at that time. However we know he was in Burma and we know that in 1945 he went on a ship from Calcutta to Rangoon. He drove for Gracie Fields when she was there on a tour from the 1st October 1945 to the 7th October.When he was back home in England he was a member of The Burma Star in Boston. He was reluctant to talk about his experiences in Burma.

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