1st Edition PB 1996
Paperback. First published in the UK in 1996 by "The Bluecoat Press".
Printed by "GZ Printek". Written by Joe Roberts.
The author served with the REME from 1942 to 1945 and this is his story
Joe Roberts enlisted on April 30th 1942 and was posted to 6 Training Battalion RAOC,
Leicester. After training he was transferred to 7 Battalion RAOC, stationed at the
Royal Army Ordnance Depot, Chilwell, Nottingham. On October 1st 1942, following the
formation of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), he was transferred
to that Corps. In April 1943 he was posted to 1st Airborne Division Workshops REME,
based at Barton Stacey Camp, Andover, Hants. He saw service with this Unit in
North Africa, at the Battle of Arnhem and during the liberation of Norway.
In July 1945 he was transferred to 6 Airborne Division and served with them
in Palestine, from where he was demobilised and placed on the Reserve (February 27th 1947).