Sergeant Cliff Martin [2nd Battalion, the East Surrey Regiment]

The following are clips provided by Geoff Martin, the son of Sgt Cliff Martin who left some of his memories of his time in WW2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORGDIv0hfww Why did you choose the Regiment? Well I'll tell you the story. I joined in 1937 in the height of the depression. I had been out of work for … Continue reading Sergeant Cliff Martin [2nd Battalion, the East Surrey Regiment]

Major-General John Michael Watson Badcock, MBE [Royal Corps of Signals]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNg_A-_NscI My full name is John Michael Watson Badcock. I was born 10th November 1922 in Nazareth in Palestine, which is slightly unusual. How did you come to be out there? Right, my father was a gunner in the first world war and he fought in A..(?)  army from Egypt up to Syria up to … Continue reading Major-General John Michael Watson Badcock, MBE [Royal Corps of Signals]