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12 (Finsbury Rifles) Light AA Regiment RA(TA)


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I'm looking for any info on the Finsbury Rifles during WW2. After my Grandad passed away I began to type up the many many letters that he had sent home to his parents, and they had kept, from his time during the war. He was a remarkably funny man and a great writer, documenting traveling through (as far as I can make out from his censored letters) Cape Town, Bombay, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Sicily & Italy. He didn't see much action so his letters are an interesting portrayal of a young man who was traveling the world and having the time of his life.

I would like to find out as much as I can about the regiment, specific dates and places that they were posted, as well as if there is any Veterans society or anyone I can contact who might be interested in the letters and photos, of which I am hoping to put together into a book.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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