Norman Bland, Newpaper Item

Wounded in Action, April 1943, L/Cpl Norman Bland, B Company, 16th DLI

L/Cpl Norman Bland of Middlesborough (Army Number 4469444) was called up directly into R (Recruit) Company of the 16th DLI at Folkestone in early 1942, for a recruit group photograph featuring him, click here. He is pictured in the centre of the middle row in the enlargement at left, which is taken from the 1942 B Company photograph. The letter below is courtesy of his son, Peter Bland. The newspaper item at right is courtesy of the Middlesborough Evening Gazette. For the full clipping and letter transcript click here.
Norman Bland, 16 DLI, Close-up


N Bland Letter 4/43