Saturday, 16 August 2014

Blackpool's forgotten Regiment


88 (2nd West Lancashire) Field Regiment RA(TA)

The Blackpool Regiment


3 Sep 39                  Western Command                        Preston, UK                                         
Oct 39                      BEF                                               France
May 40                    2 Corps                                          Dyle River
May 40                    2 Corps                                          Escaut River
28 May 40               Attached 1 Inf Div                          Bergues
Jun 1                                                                                Dunkirk (1)
Jun 40                      Home Forces                                   UK
Jun 40                      Home Forces                                   Okehampton, UK (2)
15 July 40                Home Forces                                   Tunbridge Wells, UK
Aug 40                     Home Forces                                   Brighton area, UK
Oct 40                      Home Forces                                   Chichester, UK
Feb 41                      Home Forces                                  Wickford (Essex), UK
Jul 41                       Home Forces                                   Epping, UK
Nov 41                     3 Ind Corps                                     Malaya
Dec 41                     9 Ind Div                                         Mantin
Jan 42                     11 Ind Div                                        Kelantan (3)
Jan 42                                                                              Slim River
Jan 42                                                                              Selangor (4)
29 Jan 42                                                                         Singapore
15 Feb 42         Captured by the Japanese POW to  August 1945

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