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    SAS Reynolds, Denis Bingham

    I have been to the moussey village with my father SQMS John Alcock of 2SAS. We went there is 1982 and saw the graves together before we moved onto his own operational area further north. In this image I have sent to you my father is the tallest man on the right holding a glass of beer - which...
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    SAS 2 SAS Italy

    I have a copy of it at home - the Italy detachement that is. Graham
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    Comment by 'galcock' in media 'David Morrison'

    I have this photograph too at home - it shows two men in front of jeep with a nazi flag draped over the bonnet front. It was given to me by a Mr Burn whose father was in 2 SAS. Graham
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    Comment by 'galcock' in media 'Jack Paley'

    hello jack -nice photo Graham jack alcock's son
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    SAS 2 SAS Italy

    wikipedia has this photograph too
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    SAS Reynolds, Denis Bingham

    I have an SAS signed by Bingham
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    SAS 2 SAS Italy

    have you all seen this image before? graham
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Did you know it was an ex-commando - a major Rooney on his raid on Sark had inadvertently prompted Hitler to initiate his evil commando Order aimed at all special forces - Major Rooney - he went on to train the SAS in 1944 in Scotland at Darvel and Monkton.
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Bob what a quick reply - no Dad's cottage is at a place called Koecking Bois in Alsace Lorraine. He had three SAS with him - for some reason he did not shoot one of the shocked German soldiers who had been upstairs at the time he shot his comrades at point blank range. He told me this man had...
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Bob, will you be visiting the SAS graves at Gaggenau in Germany? Graham
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Hi again - do you know W. R. from Kent regarding your research on war graves for SAS? My wife and I were on holiday in Italy some years ago and when at Monte Cassino we saw, 2 SAS graves there = they were right at the back to the right side as you go through the front gate - I once mentioned...
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    Hi again - be aware that trooper Ashe of Kent was from Pistol and not from Loyton as one book writer has claimed. I have recently completed a book on a 2 sas operation - 131,000 words. book. Graham
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    SAS trooper Charlie Radford mentions the Moussey ceremony in his book SAS Trooper - he describes how my father prepared them - This sort of research you are doing has already been done extensively. Father always maintained he was on Loyton but he actually was on Pistol 30 miles to the north. I...
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    I have a roll of honour - its a blue covered booklet
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    SAS GRAVE SITES FRANCE AND ITALY

    hello bob - my father commanded the burial party at Moussey in 1945 - SQMS J Alcock also of 22 SAS in 1960s. There are two Moussey in Alsace Lorraine - go to the most southern one for this burial site. As a boy, I lived on the 22 SAS base at Hereford. Later I worked in Queensland. Now back home...
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