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From: "Malcolm Wardle" <>
Subject: Re: [WORLD WAR II] Fw: Anzio, Gordon Highlanders
Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 11:01:33 +0100
I have the official history of the Gordon Highlanders and can assure you
that the 6th Bn WAS at Anzio, and suffered heavy losses. Other Bns (1 and
5/7) were in Sicily in 153 Bde and returned to the UK.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Doreen and Dennis Hodges" <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 25, 2005 10:34 AM
Subject: RE: [WORLD WAR II] Fw: Anzio, Gordon Highlanders
> Dear Paul
> A friend of mine has sent me this info :
> I have a history of the Gordon Highlanders which states that they took
> part in the invasion of Sicily but were then all returned to Britain and
> three battalions took part in the Normandy landings in June 1944. The
> regiment's battle honours include Sicily but none at all from Italy. No
> mention is made of any losses at Anzio.
> Doreen Hodges
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