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The Coleraine Battery

6 Light Anti Aircraft Battery RA (SR)

1939 - 1945

This web site will present the social history of  The Coleraine Battery from 1939 to 1945. The Coleraine Battery was a Light Anti Aircraft Unit of 200 volunteers raised to meet the threat of the German Blitzkrieg Attacks during WWII.  In 1946, one year after the defeat of the Axis powers in Europe, the Battery was disbanded. The following pages will discuss the exploits of the volunteers as they fought their way through Scotland, Egypt, Libya, The Western Desert, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany and Italy. This history will also be illustrated with photographs taken during the war by the veterans.

 

 

Introduction

 

The Early Years

The Move

Egypt

Western Desert

France and Belgium

Holland and Germany

Italy

Battery Admin

Battery Roll Call

Closing Notes

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Webmaster: Ronnie Gamble   Comments and info to me at.....E-mail .handtohand22@hotmail.com   

Last Update: Jan 2006

 

 

 

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