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Men of the 43rd Wessex "The Fighting Wyverns" on the Caen- Auney road Crew of "Illusive" a Churchiill of A Sqdn RTR. The crew were captured in the fighting for Hill 112 in Maltot on 10.6.44
Dead cattle litter the area of Hill 112 as B Sqdn 9th Battalion RTRadvance to Hill 112 Churchills move cross country to Hill 112
Crew of troop sergeant's tank Iceni, 2 Troop, A Squadron, Farnborough, 19 May 1944. Back row: Ray Gordon, Jack 'Hutch' Hutchinson. Front row: Bill Morris, Sgt. Jock Smith, Dickie Knight. Hutch, Bill, Jock and Dickie were burnt to death in their tank on 10 July 1944; Ray escaped with burns, but had to spend the next four years in and out of hospital. Tiger "E" crew of 1/SS -Pz.Abt.102 who fiercely defended Hill 112
N.B. See the Hill 112 Recalled section for Ray Gordons moving recollections of the battle.