Friday, September 28, 2012

American Soldiers in Biddulph World War 2

You never know...well buying some chips at Shepherd Street, Biddulph we got chatting about americans in Biddulph during world war 2 and they used the old wood yard next door.  I had done a little bit of research on the subject and here are some links:  

I can confirm that elements of the 87th Infantry Division, specifically the 345th Infantry Regiment (my father’s regiment), stayed in Biddulph for a short while before embarking to France.
From an official standpoint, this is documented in our history book, which you can download here:
Download the “Combined History Book”. This is a PDF document that is text-searchable. When I searched on “Biddulph”, two references from the 345th section were found.
A search of “Biddulph” on our web site provides these three links: