The Forgotten Heroes of The British Battalion
Posted on 15th Dec 2011 by Royal Leicestershire Regiment
For those of you who wanting more information on the 'British Battalion' I found this:
It was indeed a pleasant surprise when recently in Malaysia I came across a series of recently published articles from the Malaysian national press that I think will be of great interest to Leicester folk. Particularly those who had relatives that served in the 1st battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment during the Japanese invasion of Malaya in 1941-42. Read More…Remembering the Battle of Kampar : The Forgotten Heroes of The ...
From the East Surreys I found the follow very complementary piece about Col Morrison:
The Commanding Officer of The British Battalion
Lieutenant Colonel Esmond Morrison MC of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment assumed command of the British Battalion on its formation on 20th December 1941. He was then 48. Read more…..Next Page