8th Rifle Brigade - from Normandy to the Baltic - June 1944 - May 1945

OFFICERS & MEN

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Names – in alphabetical order – and some additional information, of 1536 officers and men of the 8th Rifle Brigade (of which 245 with photo). The number of individuals mentioned here is much larger than the battalion’s nominal strength of some 38 officers and 816 other ranks. This is a result of reinforcements after losses in killed or wounded, through battle fatigue, or members of the battalion that got transferred to other units. The list is virtually complete for E, F, G and H Companies but believed still to be lacking some names for HQ Company. 

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