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West Somerset Yeomanry: A Nominal Roll with Short Biographies By ASHER PIRT
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This book is a nominal roll of former members of the West Somerset Yeomanry. With every entry is a short biography of the former member of the Regiment. The nominal roll includes those who served in... More > the Boer War, the Great War and the Second World War. Please get in touch with author for individual look ups. It must be pointed out that it is still a work in progress. However, it is still a useful source of information about former members of the West Somerset Yeomanry Former members served in the Boer War and the Great War. It includes casualties and also heroes of the Regiment.< Less
GHQ Liaison Regiment: A Nominal Roll with Short Biographies By ASHER PIRT
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This book contains a nominal roll of former members of a specialist but incredibly important Second World War unit designated General Headquarters Liaison Regiment. Its codename was Phantom. The roll... More > also includes former members of No.3 Military and Air Mission and GHQ Reconnaissance Unit. This is the author's first attempt to produce a nominal roll of former members since the Second World War and they include Officers and Other Ranks that the author has come across in researching a definitive history of GHQ Liaison Regiment. It includes detailed biographical information where possible, Honours and Awards to various former members of the unit. The nominal roll is now fairly complete. Please get in touch for information about individuals or if you can assist in providing more information about former members asher.pirt[at]gmail.org< Less
1 BRITISH AIRBORNE DIVISION PHANTOM By ASHER PIRT
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Asher Pirt has published a history of a small patrol from Phantom that served with the 1 British Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden. Phantom (GHQ Liaison Regiment) was a Second World... More > War information and liaison organisation with secure communications. Neville Hay, John Hobkirk and three other men were deployed to carry out specialised duties but ended up being the sole means of communications from the embattled Airborne Division at Arnhem. This publication is part of a wider research project into the role of Phantom in the North West Europe campaign. The author welcomes feedback from readers< Less
SAS PHANTOM By ASHER PIRT
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SAS Phantom was a spare Phantom Squadron known as 'F' Squadron, GHQ Liaison Regiment. Its future was uncertain in early 1944 until it found a home within the SAS Brigade. Personnel had already served... More > in France with the British Expeditionary Force, at Dieppe with the Commandoes and Canadians, and other had seen service in North Afrcia and Italy. This publication tells the story of SAS Phantom and provides detailed information on its personnel.< Less
THE MEN OF THE 24th LANCERS. THE NOMINAL ROLL AT DISBANDMENT By ASHER PIRT
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This is a Nominal Roll of men serving in the ranks of the 24th Lancers when it was disbanded on 31 July 1944. There is further biographical information where possible. This project is very much a... More > work in progress.< Less
THE HAPPY WARRIOR: MAJOR GENERAL G F HOPKINSON OBE MC By ASHER PIRT
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This is a short biography of George Frederick Hopkinson who was commissioned into the North Staffordshire Regiment during the First World War and served with distinction throughout his service until... More > his death as a result of enemy action while commander of 1 Airborne Division. He was awarded the Military Cross during the First World War and the OBE with Phantom. The author is working on an extended study so would be grateful for feedback.< Less
Henry George Hammond 1939-1945 By ASHER PIRT
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This is the personal account of a pre war soldier who was called up for service during the Second World War. The account begins with the story about his pre war service. Henry Hammond describes his... More > time with Phantom. Sergeant Hammond joined No.3 Military and Air Mission on 2 March 1940. He returned to England and rejoined the unit which was renamed No.1 GHQ Reconnaissance Unit. Hammond was sent with a detachment to Greece. He was one of only nine who evaded capture. His service with Phantom continued and by then renamed GHQ Liaison Regiment. On his request Hammond left Phantom and served in a fighting unit. This personal account is a unique insight into one man’s pre war background, service in Phantom and the rest of his war service with other units. The account is very much Hammond’s account, but the editor has added some footnotes and corrected a couple of typos here and there. The editor must thank Henry Hammond’s son for allowing him to read, edit and publish this account.< Less
GHQ LIAISON REGIMENT: OPERATION MARKET GARDEN By ASHER PIRT
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This book describes the role of GHQ Liaison Regiment, better known as Phantom, during Operation Market Garden. The information in the paper is based on considerable primary source material from... More > former serving members of GHQ Liaison Regiment. The unit had patrols with 1 Airborne Corps HQ, Second Army HQ, 43 British Division, 1 Airborne Division, US 82 Airborne Division, US 101 Airborne Division and 52 Lowland Division. The Phantom net by 23 September provided the only Wireless link between 1 Airborne and the Second Army/1 Airborne Corps.< Less
2 GENERAL HEADQUARTERS LIAISON REGIMENT CENTRAL MEDITERRANEAN By ASHER PIRT
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General Headquarters Liaison Regiment reported battlefield information straight to high level Intelligence and Operations Staff. This information consisted of everything a Commander needed to make... More > decisions to win the battle. All commanders need to be aware of up to date and accurate information on what is happening on the frontline. GHQ Liaison Regiment gathered information by sending patrols and by communications intercept of units engaged in battle. This history tells the story of the background to the formation of 2 GHQ Liaison Regiment. The hard work of the unit has not completely been recognised by historians of the Second World War and perhaps this helps fill the gap in our knowledge. During the War the unit was greatly appreciated by all Allied unit in the Mediterranean and North West Europe campaigns. Without the service provided by the unit the Allies would have struggled to win the War.< Less
YEOMEN OF WEST SOMERSET: 1914-1918 By ASHER PIRT
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Asher Pirt has compiled a roll of those men who served in the West Somerset Yeomanry during the 1914-1918 War. Each entry includes the surname, initials and service numbers of the man. Asher has... More > tried included biographical details for most men including dates of birth, occupation and further career. Many Yeomen of West Somerset were commissioned and decorated. This is recorded in the book and where possible citations added to the text. Not all of the Yeomen survived the war and information about the casualty is included. The author welcomes feedback from readers.< Less

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