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5th Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment -. A cutting from the Daily Telegraph (Copyright) dated the 6th April 2005, covering the obituary for Major Basil Tarrant MC who came ashore on the 6th June 1944 on D Day and was later transferred to the 5th Bn, Wiltshire Regiment as a 'Battlefield replacement'. He was with the Wiltshires when he won his Military Cross. After being wounded he saw no further action. (Caution - some of the information in the obituary is incorrect). He was the father of Christopher Tarrant, the Television presenter (of "Who wants to be a Millionaire" fame). This item contains an image

Person(s): Tarrant, B, Major;

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