Bren gunners of 2nd Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers at the capture of Pintha, Burma, 18 October 1944
Photograph by L Quaid, 2nd Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers, World War Two, Far East (1941-1945), 1944.
The battalion was then serving as part of 29th Infantry Brigade in the 36th Division. It had spent the first two years of the war in India before moving to Madagascar in 1942. It returned to India in 1943 and served there and in Burma until the end of the war. In April 1946 the battalion landed in Japan to join the occupation forces.
One of 16 photographs by D L Quaid, 2nd Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers.
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