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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

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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Robert G Shand (Bob)

Robert G Shand (Bob)

Memories of St Valery June 12 1940.My Father Robert G Shand (Bob) from Forres was conscripted to the 4th Battalion Cameron Highlanders and trained at the Cameron barracks Inverness. In May 1940 he crossed the channel, with his comrades, to …

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