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Some poignant updates, news stories and contacts since Dad wrote his WW2 diary and book.

John Bousfield WW2 Jack Spooner WW2 Bill's car - VN 9248

John Bousfield from Stockton died at the battle of Wadi Akarit. Read more  on John's story following contact from his family. More ...

Jack was the pal from Sheffield who typed out the words to Lily Marlene for Dad. Find out what Jack did after the war. More ...

Bill was camping in Devon with this car when war was declared. Read the story of the poignant discovery of his first car alive and well today! More ...

John Bousefield - WW2 soldier Killed at Wadi Akarit. WW2 comrade, War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. With my car - Anne Street, Southbank, Cleveland. WW2 biography, War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45.

Latest news bulletins on this war diary. Latest updates from families of WW2 soldiers add to Bill's war story

John Ryan WW2

John Ryan from Southbank died in Sicily. More background on John's story following contact from his family. More ...

William Allan Hill - world war 2 army soldier - comrades of Bill Cheall, War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Lance Sgt Rufty Hill

Rufty was Allan Hill's nickname. he died by drowning on D Day in France. His nephew, Mike was recently in touch. More ...

War diary contacts

Various e-mails and contacts are received from time to time from visitors to this site which are not directly connected to Bill Cheall's war diary but still relate to his war story.

Major Leslie Petch

Dad was Major Petch's batman around the time of Dunkirk. Find out what he did after the war. More ...

Major Petch, world war 2 army soldier - comrade of Bill Cheall - my company commander at Dunkirk. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Jack Spooner wolrd war 2 army soldier - pal of Bill Cheall. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Alfred Decker

Alfred Decker was the POW Dad befriended in Egypt - learn more about his life after the war.

More on this story ...

Alfred Decker German POW world war 2. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Don Savage

Don Savage was a pre-war pal of Dad's. His family have been in touch and provided a wonderful photo of this fine young lad. Read about the crew and Lancaster plane he flew with. More on this story ...

Don Savage - RAF ww2 photo - ww2 diary. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Monty's meal

Dad cooked a meal for Monty just after the Sicilian campaign. Find out what the meal was about and who else attended. More on this story ...

Monty's meal - Bill Cheall's war diary. Sicilian campaign. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45. Capt John C Linn

Read more about this comrade, who was KIA on Gold Beach on D-Day, following contact from Captain Linn's family.

Corp Rennie Shaw

Read more about this comrade, who was KIA after D-Day, following contact from Corporal Shaw's family.

Link to war diary of Private 4753850 W. Shaw. War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 2 incl D-Day Don Savage  - Pal of Bill Cheall - News on his story and connection with the Lily Mars RAF Lancaster WW2. War diary, World War 1939 incl D-Day.

Index of news bulletins on this war diary. More updates from families of WW2 soldiers

Read the story about the brave crew of the plane Don fought and died in - The Lily Mars.

Read Wilf Shaw's incredible war story - Wilf is 92 years old!

Link to war diary of Major Petch, world war 2 army soldier - comrade of Bill Cheall - my company commander at Dunkirk, War diary, WW2 soldier, World War 1939 – 45.

Read Major Petch's letters home plus his Dunkirk story.

A WW2 soldier's war diary - Bill Cheall saw action at Dunkirk, North Africa, Sicily, First wave on Gold Beach on D Day and Hamburg. He had a Queen Mary voyage to Egypt and was wounded in action in Normandy. 50 Div WW2 soldier. World war 2 diary.

Fascinating hand-picked war stories which I come across from time-to-time. Not connected with Bill's war story.

War stories Capt J C Linn from Bill Cheall's WW2 diary, war story book Johnnie Ryan 6 Green Howards, a Southbank lad KIA Sicily 1943