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The stories behind the story

Great, unpublished


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Boulton, Bill


Butler, Tiny

Colwill, Corporal - Missing (but not recorded KIA)



Garbutt DCM, Joe

Gray MM, Doug, CSM

Horrocks, General

Hudson, Major – KIA

Jock (dental officer)

Lambert, Harry KIA

Lowthorpe, Ted (wounded)

Ludham, Cpl (wounded)

Mason, Captain

Murray MC, W - Captain

Parkinson - Pte William Parkinson 4341211 (5th East Yorks) (on Photo)



Rawson - Sgt Isaac (Ike) Rawson 4392434, (7th Green Howards) - KIA

Redshaw - KIA

Senior, Fred


Staveley, Dick

Stoneman, Johnnie - KIA

Tinsley (wounded)

Topham, Oscar ‘Topper’ - KIA

Walker, Noel – KIA

Walkington, Don - KIA



Williamson – KIA

Wilson W, Doctor (wounded)

Wright, Alfie


Doug in later years drumming up support for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)

Bridlington free press cuttings - war memoir history. WW2 Doug Gray in later years, war story podcast, WW2, WWII

The D-Day Diary of Company Sergeant Major Douglas Gray, Page 2

Roll of honour for those mentioned in the podcast

Personal Message from Commander-in-Chief before D-Day. Second world war WWII History podcast, Back to page 1

Eisenhower's rousing speech to the American troops - Soundcloud

Monty's message to the troops on D-Day - click to view

Bridlington free press cuttings - click to view

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