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BEF in 1940: Service with the Royal Engineers

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John Alexander Stafford
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Sheffield to Northern France
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03 July 2004

My father servrd with the Royal Engineers during the BEF invasion of 1940, and was rescued fro Dunkirk. Afterwards, he helped to train sappers to build Bailey bridges etc.
His diary is being added to the internet as a blog on

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