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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A plaque made from driftwood from Bernieres-Sur-Mer on whose beaches the Battalion acted as Beach Party on D-Day (6 June 1944) and in the weeks thereafter.
Bernieres, People of;
...1918 the 1st Royal Berkshire war diary entry reads:
Work - route marching, musketry, games, bayonet fighting - special classes for Lewis gunners, scouts and signallers.
Weather:- a very hot day, frost at night.
Italy, S. Leonardo
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