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101st H.A.A. Regiment Royal Artillery

This picture is a group of nine men from the 226 Battery of the 101st H.A.A.Regiment Royal Artillery,which, I have reason to believe, was taken in Hoy at the beginning of the second world war.
History tells us that it was a troop from this battery,which was credited with the shooting down of the first enemy aircraft in WW2.
The only name I can confirm in this group is that of Bdr.W.Burges in back row second from the right.
P.Burges.
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Picture added on 10 October 2007
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101st Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment
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Gentleman standing on the left- Dave Campbell (Kirkwall)
Gentleman standing 3rd from the right-Alex Wilson (Kirkwall)
Gentleman standing on the right-Norman Davies (Manchester)
Added by Peter Burges on 20 October 2007
Centre back row in cap: My Father
Vincent Mellin of Glasgow, Scotland living when enlisted in Coventry
Added by Val Domican DAUGHTER- on 23 June 2019
Great to see my Father Vincent Mellin in this picture info by my sister Val Domican
Added by Veronica Booth on 04 July 2019
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