70 years ago this month
The Battalion are at Montaquila as counter-attack reserve for 2 Paratroop Brigade, then relief for 24 Battalion atop Colle Belvedere. By months end they had moved up the Rapido valley to Sora. Read the war diary for May 1944 here
The wedding of Captain Harvey's daughter
Phillippa, daughter of Major Henri Douglas and Grace Harvey, and Lt Cdr (later
Commodore) Fred Bland, on their wedding day at HMNZS Philomel, 15 November 1952
Family collection. Courtesy of Mark Bland.
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