2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment

Veterans accounts

Every Burma veteran has a unique perspective of their own wartime experiences, and each are the custodian of a story that needs to be told.

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L/Cpl. William Joseph Lowe 14640525:

Extracts from his recorded interview.

Joined A Bloody Shower.
Short For A Patrol.
Silly Bugger.
Dysentery While Marching.

Written and donated by The Sphinx And Dragon Regimental Journal:

The Burma War 54 years on.

Independent, The (London), Aug 22, 2005 by Terri Judd:

VJ veterans pay tribute to fallen.

Pte. Albert Ronald Williams 5338119:

Fags in short supply.

Sgt. Bertram King 14254119:

Cooking For The Royal Berk’s Wasn’t Always Fun!
The First Ration Packs.
The Ration Scale per Man 1943 S.E.A.C 19th Indian Div.

Sgt. Joseph George Iles 5345643:

Postcard home.

Donated by Christine, the daughter of Sgt. George Iles.

Pte. Charles Frederick Dickens 5342491:

Letter home.

Donated by Nephew, Mr Philip Jackman.

Cpl. Norman Champ 14825356:

News paper cuttings:

When the Japanese Generals Surrendered.

Saw The Japs Surrender.

Donated by his daughter Teresa Kinsella.

Please Note:
Some of the veteran’s names have been substituted like so, 'xxxx'. This I have done until such times as permission is granted to include them. Should you however recognise any details relating to a relative or subject, please do not hesitate in contacting me. Thank you.

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