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Joined: 11/09/2022 08:38:57
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Hi! Does this photo look like it was taken at the commando training centre judging by the uniforms? I am trying to identify the man in the picture with the cross drawn on his chest.

Thank you,
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Joined: 23/09/2008 00:08:02
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I do not believe it is. Certainly most of the group photos we have taken at Achnacarry were either outside a door or in the grounds

Is there a commando connection?

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Pete Rogers, son of LSgt Joe Rogers MM & nephew of TSM Ken McAllister. Both No2 Commando.
God and the Soldier, all men adore, In time of danger and not before.
When the danger is passed and all things righted, God is forgotten, and the Soldier slighted.

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Joined: 26/05/2012 17:50:52
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The photograph was taken post-war. The ordinary ranks all wear 1947 pattern battledress blouses. The non-commissioned officers at the front appear to have the Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment cap badges, the O.R. cap badges appear to be that of a different Regiment?

Do you have a higher definition copy of the photograph?

Good luck with your research

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