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Entry: 86835
Subject: DID YOU KNOW MY DAD

Denise Morgan wrote on July 27, 2013


City and State: MANCHESTER

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My dad went to Korean,with the Gloucestershire regiment
Was a boxing champ for his unit ,shot in the leg,
Did not talk about the war, does any one remember him
Is name was Victor James Arstall

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Entry: 84289
Subject: MY FATHER

Lynda Uhl wrote on September 29, 2012


City and State: LONDON

Unit:

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father Bernard Shaw was out in Keorea, he was
Captain Anthony Farrah Hockley's driver.
My father was also mentioned in the book The Edge of
the Sword, he was on the first page, It began Shaw
drove....... dad died June 17th 2012. He never got
over the war, he once said to me that there was never
a day that went past when he did not think of his
mates in the Glouster's those who died and those who
were lucky to return.Today you receive councilling it
would have been benificial to him.RIP DAD.

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Entry: 83256
Subject: FORGOTTEN HEROS

Kathleen Chart wrote on June 5, 2012


City and State:

Unit: 1ST BATTALION GLOUCESTER REGIMENT

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: My father 5186220 Leonard George Judkins was Batman to
Captain Anthony Farrah Hockley and was taken prisoner
in Korea fortunately he survived the ordeal and Farrah
Hockley mentioned him in his book The Edge of a
sword he also very kindly attended my fathers funeral
in 1977.
Very brave men who never got the respect and praise
they deserved.
They went through hell my Father was also at
Arnhem "operation Market garden" and taken prisoner
there also we have no idea what these wonderful
people went through for us !!

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Entry: 35154
Subject: DAD WAS POW GLOSCESTER HILL

Frank Hall wrote on June 29, 2003

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City and State: BELFAST NI

Unit: ROYAL GLOUSTERSHIRE REGIMENT

Service or Relationship: Family Member

Comments: my father served in korea 51 to 54 was a pow
captured at gloster hil(HILL 235) sadly no longer with us kindest regards
l/cplf.e.hall r.e.m.e british army

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