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Dad's brother -
Thomas (Bertie)
Donoghue
1911 - 1944


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Pat Donoghue,
Canada,
©1997


ROLL CALL

camp
The writing on the rear of this photograph reads....
An old snap from Iraq, 1942.
Sorry there's only half of me.
Of the fellows in the picture with me,
there are now three of them dead,
two are prisoners,
and three have been wounded.
Am I lucky!

  Regimental Sergeant Major Johnny Kearns

  Officers.                 Sergeants.
  Capt Gallacher            Pat Sweeney
  Bonham-Carter             John Galvin
  Granville Adams           Freddy Norris
  John Gates                Bill Parfitt
  MacNamara                 Danny Kinnard
  Good                      Jack Murphy
  Menzies                   Tom "Ginger" Hedges
                            Billy McClennan
                            Ted Lucy

  Corporals.                Lance Corporals.
  "Steve" Donoghue          "Horse" Walters
  Dick Pamplin              Ernie Pinnock
                            Fred Smythson
                            Tom Goodenough

  Riflemen.                 Riflemen.
  Joe Brankin               Joey Smith
  Billy McKeown             Harry Driscoll
  Ernie Pile                Ted Racine
  Pat McAllister            Bill Brown
  Jack Taylor               Johnny Rafferty
  "Dick" Whittington        Jimmy Cole
  Fred D'Arcy               Freddy Hunt
  Alf Bowler                George Bowen
  "Orrie" Carter            Billy McComish
  Sean Rankin               Dicky Knowles
  Sammy McGee               Jimmy "Red" Nolan
  "Johnnie" Johnson         Dicky Nolan
  Tommy Cavanagh            Alby Bowler