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Sgt. Gilbert Dennis Hallam MID
British Army Royal Army Service Corps
from:NottinghamGilbert Hallam was my father, he was a pre-war Regular Soldier posted to the Middle East in 1938, so he was there when war was declared. My father served in the 8th Army all through the desert into Sicily and Italy up into Monte Casino through the Brenner Pass into Austria. He was still fighting after May 8th the German weir wolfs, German hard liners who would not give up. He came home in 1946, between 1938 and 1946 he had been home only once.
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