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Edward Le Beau and Benjamin Ronald Faulkner

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:57 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

Edward Le Beau joined the Royal Artillery and served in North Africa as part of the 8th Army. Material retained includes a photograph, his pay book, release book, and event book to celebrate victory.

Benjamin Ronald Faulkner was also in the Royal Signals. Pictured with his dog 'Judy' rescued from the SS.


Item list and details

1. Service book for Le Beau 2. Description of Le Beau's service 3. 'El Alamein' Club Order of Service booklet 'Empire Services Day' 1944 4. Orders of the Day (Alexander) April 1945 and 2/5/45 5. Message from Army Commander (McCreery) 6. Message to 15th Army Group (Clark) 7. 8th Army Service of Thanksgiving 8. Map (Rome?) 9. Allied Soldiers Guide to Rome 10. Booklet on RAOC 11. Photo of Faulkner with rescuer's dog

Person the story/items relate to

Benjamin Ronald Faulkner and Edward Le Beau

Person who shared the story/items

Jo Miller

Type of submission

Shared at Skinners School, Kent on 15 September 2023.

Record ID

103575 | SKI024