Reply To: Captain Kenneth Greaves

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Frank De PlantaFrank de Planta
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Richard.

From May-Oct 44, 42 LAA Regt RA were the air defence regiment supporting 1 British Armoured Division in Italy.

The Regt had three Batteries – 145, 150 & 231.

That would put your father at 1 BR Armd Div;s brutal experience on the Gothic Line at Coriano Ridge in early Sep 44.

Regards

Frank

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