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15 October 2014
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robert beesley
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I served as a Corporal in the east Surrey Regiment. the Division was sent to join the British Expeditionary Forces in france in April 1940.

We were sent to join the front line troops in May 1940.

I was captured at St Valery on 12 June 1940 and taken Prisoner of war until May 1945.

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Stories contributed by robert beesley

What happened to the B.E.F.after Dunkirk?
Memories of my life - born 1918, to when I was a soldier in the Second World War
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 1
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 2
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 3
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 4
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 5
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 6
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 7
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 8
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 9
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 10
Memories of My Life Born in 1918 to being a Soldier in the Second World War Part 11
Memories of My Life Born in 1918 to being a Soldier in the Second World War PART 12
Memories of My Life Born in 1918 to being a Soldier in the Second World War Part 13
Memories of My Life being born in 1918 to My being a Soldier in the Second World War Part 14
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 15
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 16
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 17
My Life - Born in 1918, then a Soldier in WW2 - Part 18
My Life - Born in 1918, then a soldier in WW2 - Part 19 - Abridgements
Raking Over the Ashes and Parts of My Life - As Told to Me by My Parents - Part 1icon for Story with photo
Raking Over the Ashes and Parts of My Life - As Told to Me by My Parents - Part 3icon for Story with photo
Raking Over the Ashes and Parts of My Life - As Told to Me by My Parents - Part 4icon for Story with photo
The Forgotten Heroes of World War 2icon for Story with photo
Testing Civvy Street After 13 Years Army Service in War and Peace - Chapter 1icon for Story with photo
TESTING CIVVY STREET AFTER 13 YEARS ARMY SERVICE IN WAR AND PEACE. CHAPTER 2
Testing Civvy Street After 13 Years Army Service in War and Peace - Chapter 2icon for Story with photo
Testing Civvy Street After 13 Years Army Service in War and Peace - Chapter 3icon for Story with photo
Putting The Record Straight
The Untold Story of the British Expeditionary Forceicon for Recommended story
The Butchery of the Armed Forces by the Government
The passing of a brave soldier and survivor by Pam McGillivray

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