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Thomas Wilson's Memorabilia

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

Thomas Wilson - Merchant Navy R217321, 1942-48.
D-Day - HMS Oceanway, Normandy Landings. Transported 20 landing crafts.
Arrived at Omaha Beach, 15:30 on 6 June 1944.
Born 4 February 1924, 5ft 8.5 inches, Brith, Scotland


Item list and details

Certificate of Discharge, Employment Record, Merchant Shipping Act, Written up memories and photos, medals, photos of Eva, photo, account of Wren

Person the story/items relate to

Thomas Wilson

Person who shared the story/items

Deborah Wilson

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor


Type of submission

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

Record ID

115365 | WOR025-2