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Royal Marine Commando Fairbairn Sykes's Knife

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posted on 2024-06-05, 16:39 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

This was part of my father's collection, we know his older brother Raymond Bradley was a Royal Marine Commando who was fighting in Burma during World War II, and this was his knife. I can recall I was told he was injured and shot in the leg in an ambush where most of his unit lost their lives.


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Fairbairn Sykes' Commando knife

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Raymond Bradley

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Shared at RGS Worcester Perrins Hall, Worcestershire on 16 June 2023.

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98214 | WOR033-01