The D-Day Story Collection


An unbound book entitled 'ONI226 - Allied Landing Craft and Ships', which was owned by Major Redburn. At the time of D-Day, Major H.A. Redburn, Royal Artillery, was Military Landing Officer (MLO), 6 Beach Group, and DAQMG(M) ([Deputy Assistant Quartermaster (Movements)?) at headquarters, 3rd British Division, which landed on Sword Beach. A Military Landing Officer was a member of staff of the Beach Commander of a Brigade Maintenance Area, and took charge of movements in and out of the Beach Maintenance Area, where vehicle and personnel assembled and ammunition, petrol and suppliers were dumped.

Location: In store, can be viewed by appointment


Reference: 1990/166/1