No.3 Platoon, "A" Company, 13th Parachute Battalion, taken in October 1943. Click here for a full-size (329kb) photograph. Copyright: George Butler.


Back row (left to right): Unknown, Whiteside, Eales, Smith, Unknown, West, Bardsley, Oliver, Barclay, Unknown, Unknown, Durnley, Unknown, Unknown, Corporal Unwin.


Middle row: Unknown, Birchall, Unknown, Sergeant M. Farrell, Sergeant T. Taylor, Sergeant G. Butler, Sergeant Lawley MM, Hawthorn MM, possibly Cave, also possibly Cave.


Front row: Unknown, Gospel, Brown, Lieutenant J. Watson MC, Darnell, Corporal Bott, Unknown.


Can anyone put names to the remaining faces? Please send an email to if you can.