Sergeants Mess, 1st Parachute Battalion, believed to have been taken between August and October 1942. Click here for a full-size (478kb) photograph. Please get in touch if you can name anyone on this photograph. Copyright: Mick Kippin.


Third row, left to right: Sergeant Hughes (13th).


Second row: Sergeant Desmond Jack Kippin (7th, later promoted to Major, KIA 24/03/45 with the 8th Parachute Battalion), Sergeant Eric Seal (14th, "S" Company).


Front row: Captain Whitelock (4th), Lieutenant-Colonel Eric Down (7th), Major James Hill (9th), Lieutenant Rees (11th).