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Veterans of World War II
Portraits

The following is an incomplete collection of portraits of family members and their spouses who volunteered for service during World War II, 1939-1945.

 

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James S. “Jimmy” Watt
RAF Trainee Pilot
1940-1941
k.i.a. 22 June, 1943
Alphen woods, Tilburg, Holland

(Source: J. F. Watt)

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Malcolm Benitz, Gerry Pryor, Frank Bell
RCAF Trainee Pilots
1940-1941
Gerry: m.i.a. 8 November, 1941, Gulf of Sirte, Mediterranean
Shot down during attack on enemy convoy.
18th. Squadron, based in Malta, Blenheim bombers
(brother-in-law to Corina Benitz)

(Source: P. Benitz)

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Josephine E. “Jo” Webster
American Ambulance Corps
ca.1943
(Source: J.L. de Salmon)

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J.R.B. “Jimmy” Roberts
Trainee?
1941?
(Source: J.L. de Salmon)

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Capt. J.R.B. “Jimmy” Roberts
Indian Armoured Corps.
Indian Army
1944?
(Source: I.M.R. de Girolami)

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Frank Malcolm Benitz
Flight Lieutenant, RCAF
1943
(Source: P. Benitz)

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Rodney T. Sympson
Lieutenant
“Chindits”
13th Battalion, The King’s Regiment
77th Indian Infantry Brigade
Indian Army
(Source: M. Greaven)

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Marjory M. Sympson
Lieutenant
Queen Alexandra's
Royal Army Nursing Corps
c.1946
(Source: J.L. de Salmon)

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H.J. “Poro” Sympson
Lieutenant, c.1942 (later: Captain)
6th Gurkha Rifles
43rd Gurkha Lorried Brigade
Indian Army
(Source: L. Sympson)

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H.J. “Poro” Sympson
Lieutenant (later: Captain)
6th Gurkha Rifles
43rd Gurkha Lorried Brigade
Indian Army
(Source: M. Greaven)

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Marjory M. Sympson
Till I return!!
All love.
Marjory
Jan. ’46

(Source: M. Greaven)

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Rosemary Sympson
Royal Army Ordinance Corps (RAOC)
British Army
(Source: M. Greaven)

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Nancy Sympson
Royal Army Ordinance Corps (RAOC)
British Army
(Source: M. Greaven)

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Josine Webster
Auxiliary Territorial Service
British Army
(Source: J.L. de Salmon)

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Frankie Bell &
brother-in-law Ken Hale

in "Don Pancho" - India, 1943
Lockheed Hudson III, model 414 (AE-601)
(Source: J. Bell)

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Jimmy Roberts & crew
(Jimmy with beret)
Indian Armoured Corps.
Indian Army, c. 1944
(Source: Camucha Roberts)

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“Mother and Daughter”
Jo & Josie Webster
British Army
(Source: J.L. de Salmon)

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W.B. “Billy” Roberts
ABS Submarines RN
(Source: C.V.R. de Somweber)

 

© Peter Benitz (Benitz Family)