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 Noel Beadle, Royal Artillery.



In September 1941 Noel attended a final interview board for a commission.
He then went to Catterick for his Officer Cadet Training .
In 1943 as a 2nd Lieutenant
He was posted to 266/67 Field Regiment Royal Artillery in Fakenham.
The week after his wedding he went to Scotland with his Regiment
and thence to Algiers in North Africa.
Evading capture by ...
Cat1 War-->World War 2

Noel Beadle, Royal Artillery.

In September 1941 Noel attended a final interview board for a commission. He then went to Catterick for his Officer Cadet Training . In 1943 as a 2nd Lieutenant He was posted to 266/67 Field Regiment Royal Artillery in Fakenham. The week after his wedding he went to Scotland with his Regiment and thence to Algiers in North Africa. Evading capture by German Paratroops during heavy hand to hand fighting at Banana Ridge, he stayed in Tunisia until his next posting The Anzio Landings. He was wounded in the stalemate of the Anzio battles But went on to much enjoy his visits to Rome and Florence.


Photo: Mersea Museum - Chris Harris
Image ID HNB_039
Category 1 War-->World War 2


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