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'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).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1975-03-63-15-34


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National Army Museum, Study collection

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