'Dickie Roberts tank', 3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), Italy, 1943
Photograph compiled by Major Wilfred Herbert James Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), World War Two, Italy, 1943.
The knocked out Sherman tank, commanded by Richard (Dickie) Roberts, in which Lance-corporal Mark Read was killed in action on 5 October 1943, in the Termoli area. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission records Read's burial at the Sangro River War Cemetery.
From an album containing 242 photographs compiled by Major W H J Sale, MC, 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters).
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