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George Logan

George Logan

George Logan was originally from Penicuick, Midlothian. He joined the Gordon Highlanders in 1939. He was a Private, 2883193, and a member of Waterloo Squad (see pic below for the names of the rest of the Squad). He arrived in …

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Tommy Mckay

Tommy Mckay

This is my uncle Tommy Mckay who fought in ww2 at St. Valery … He is played to rest in a war grave at St.Sever cemetery Rouen, France … William Mckay

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Private Norman Alexander

Private Norman Alexander

Our Dad, Private Norman Alexander, 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, went to France in September 1939. He fought at St Valery, then spent nearly 5 years as a POW in Stalag XXA, Thorn, Poland. He never spoke about his war time …

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Alastair John McIsaac

My father, Alastair John McIsaac, was in the 51st Highland Division and was captured at the Battle of St Valery 80 years ago today. He was marched on foot to Poland where he ended up as a POW in Stalag …

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