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War time service experiences in 202 Field Company Royal Engineers.

Identifier: Acc.13336

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War time service experiences in 202 Field Company Royal Engineers, 1939-1947. Memoirs, dictated February 2012, of Lieutenant Colonel Brian D. Mackenzie, describing his service with 202 Field Company, Royal Engineers, during the Second World War. Originally a Manchester Territorial Army Unit, 202 Field Company changed in June 1940 to 52nd (Lowland) Division. Mackenzie joined the company in 1943, whilst it was based in Scotland training for mountain warfare, a role which it was never to fulfill. In August 1944, the 52nd (Lowland) Division became part of the First Allied Airborne Army. The Division was sent to Belgium, where it became part of the 1st Canadian Army before encountering its first major battle in the Walcheren Campaign.


  • Creation: 1939-1968.

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Presented, 2012, by B.D. Mackenzie.19 June 201213336

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