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Malayan tales of the Yorkshire Light Infantry

Malayan tales of the Yorkshire Light Infantry

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Published by Pentland Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.,
  • Malaya -- History -- Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpresented and edited by John Scurr ; with a foreword by Tom Morgan.
    ContributionsScurr, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA652.K55 M25 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 175 p. :
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21348856M
    ISBN 101858214750
    OCLC/WorldCa37398994

    History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. London: P. Lund, Humphries & Co., []- (OCoLC) Online version: Wylly, H.C. (Harold Carmichael), History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. London: P. Lund, Humphries & Co., []- (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.   C/SGT. ALBERT LOCKWOOD SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH KOYLI. YEAR OLD HAD HIS PARTY AT THE KINGS CROFT HOTEL PONTEFRACT. A TRIBUTE TO THE KOYLI MEMORIAL and ALL THAT IT MEANS.

    C Westoby Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. C Westoby served with the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry British Army. I have his dogtags and would love to get them home to his family. I am happy to cover all costs, if you are a family member or can put me in touch with them, please get in touch. Malayan tales of the Yorkshire Light Infantry: Author: Scurr, John, Publisher: Publisher: Pentland Press: Date: ISBN: NAM Accession No:

      A good book to get hold of for this battalion is 'From Pontefract to Picardy: The 9th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the First World War' by Derek Clayton. I have a copy and this is an excellent book, if you can get a copy. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: British Army personnel of the Malayan Emergency, Royal Air Force personnel of the Malayan Emergency, W. G. G. Duncan Smith, John Waddy, Lofty Large, John Gouriet, Walter Walker, Harold Rawdon Briggs, Harry Roberts, Ian Gow, Richard Geoffrey Pine.


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The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British officially existed from tobut its predecessors go back to Inthe regiment was amalgamated with the Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry, the King's Shropshire Light Infantry and the Durham Light Infantry to form The Light Infantry, which in turn was merged with the Branch: British Army.

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Written and illustrated by infantry veterans of the campaign, this book examines the Malayan Emergency, detailing the forces involved and the harsh jungle conditions in which they fought. The text is complete with firsthand accounts from the contributors themselves and Reviews: G/ MALAYAN ABORIGINES, PDR Williams-Hunt, Govt Printing Office (Dept of Orang Asli Affairs for updates), KL, E/ MALAYAN TALES OF THE YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY, John Scurr, Pentland Press LtdCambridgeshire UK.

W/ MIRACLE ON THE RIVER KWAI, Ernest Gordon, Quality Book Club UK. circa s. The Light Infantry Remembrance Page. 2, likes 12 talking about this. A place to remember and pay your respects to all The Light Infantryman that have died whilst serving in our fine regiment and. John Scurr is the author of Germany's Spanish Volunteers –45 ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Spanish Foreign Legion ( /5(4).

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy.

Explore the history and collections of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by visiting the regimental museum in Doncaster. But what I find particularly special about mine is it is purported to have belonged to a named soldier – George Henry Sorby of the 9 th Battalion the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI).

Accompanying the box is a picture postcard of him. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has soft covers. In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item, grams, ISBN: X.

Contact This Seller; Hide Details. The Light Infantry was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Light Division. It was formed on 10 July by the amalgamation of the four remaining light infantry regiments of the Light Infantry Brigade: * Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry * King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry *.

The history of British light infantry goes back to the early days of the British Army, when irregular troops and mercenaries added skills in light infantry fighting.

From the beginning of the nineteenth century, the Army dedicated some line regiments as specific light infantry troops, were trained under the Shorncliffe System devised by Sir John Moore and Sir Kenneth MacKenzie Douglas.

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It officially existed from tobut its predecessors go back to The regiment’s traditions and history are now maintained by The Rifles. The 53rd Regiment of Foot was raised in .The Association has a long and proud history that matches the lineage of the historic regiments that went before us.

The Association originally formed by The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in at Pontefract with the objective of cementing the spirit of comradeship between all ranks on which the tradition and good name of the Regiment are based. The Association is still run the same.During the Malayan a patrol of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry moving up a stream in the Malayan jungle, towards an area in which communist terrorists may be lying up.