Gallery of Pictures

   

After seven months in the Middle East, 156th Battery were in the thick of it. The photo shows the armoured advance on the Elbe. This was the last major action prior to V.E. Day. After peace had been ......more

   

This is a picture of the young Peter Whyman. Many people will remember Peter Whyman from the early days of New Lanark. Peter and his wife bought and did up one of the houses in New Lanark. Peter came ......more

   

Here are some of 156th Battery guarding the border between the British and the Russian Zone about ten miles outside Lubeck. It was while in Germany that this book was written and produced. It is rare ......more

   

One of the things that gave Peter Whyman the greatest pleasure when he was in Addis Ababa was his Italian bike - a Motor Guzzi. Two things that Peter liked about the Italian occupation of Ethiopia was ......more

   

Middle East Map The map shows the journey that 156th Battery made from Iran to Egypt. There the Battery went into training and many of the men hoped to sample the red light district in Cairo. However ......more

   

Merje Square, Damascus The Gunners moved from Egypt to Syria. British forces occupied Syria to deny it to the Vichy French who were allies of the Germans. The Gunners enjoyed Damascus and thought ......more

   

Half of the 155th Lanarkshire Yeomanry battery ended up working on the death railway. This included the notorious bridge of the river Kwai and the hellfire pass. This article is about Tom Hannah who ......more

   

This plaque was unveiled on 30th May 2002. The event was organised at the time by Councillor McAlpine.

   

This is a picture of the decorations being given to the Poles who played an important part in the Narvik operation on July 21st 1940. Narvik was an attempt by British and Allied forces to drive the Germans ......more

   

The winter of 1942/1943 saw the 156th in Iran. The picture shows Mount Demavand, which is North of Tehran, The 156th was moved there in case the Germans broke through the Caucasus`s into Armenia and ......more

   

The 4.5 Howitzer, Lesmahagow This is a picture of 4.5 inch Howitzer which for the Lanarkshire Yeomanry replaced their horses. The horses were demobbed as it were on Lanark Race Course in 1940. This photo was taken at Lesmahagow

   

This picture was taken of the Polish Army on parade at Douglas. According to the information with the photograph behind Sikorski is Lt Chlapowski son of the Polish Ambassador to France, who was murdered ......more

   

This picture sows the Polish Army on parade at Douglas. This is probably at the time of the visit by the Duke of Kent late 1940.

   

This picture sows the Polish Army on parade at Douglas. This is probably at the time of the visit by the Duke of Kent late 1940.

   

This picture shows an impromptu concert being played for the members of the Polish Army camped at Crawford. Their camp was near Crawford Castle.

   

This picture was taken of the Polish Army on parade at Douglas. According to the information with the photograph behind Sikorski is Lt Chlapowski son of the Polish Ambassador to France, who was murdered ......more


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