The photographs and documents in this section were all provided by relatives of those who served in the 70th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery in 1939-45. If anyone can place additional names to faces or provide further information for the captions of any of these photographs please get in touch. Click on the hyperlinks below to look at the items

Sergeant James Shackleton, 279 Battery, 70th Field Regiment, photographs and documents

Bombardier Jeff Jones, Regimental HQ, 70th Field Regiment, photographs, including a a late war group photograph of the Officers of the 70th Field Regiment.

An eyewitness account of the First Battle of Sedjenane by Major Harry Craggs MC




The 70th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, Photographs and Documents
Sgt James Shackleton, 70th Field Regiment, battledress
click to enlarge, Bdr Jeff Jones and Friends 70th Field Regiment RA

On the reverse of the original photo above is written: L/Sgt J Shackleton: now you know why Hitler lost the war! The photograph below, click to enlarge, is of L/Bdr Jeff Jones, centre, and friends all of the 70th Field Regiment, RA.

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