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Friends of the Tenth is a registered charity, comprised of a group of like-minded individuals committed to perpetuating the memory and legacy of the brave men of the 10th Battalion, the Parachute Regiment so that their part in history shall never be forgotten.

We have erected a commemorative stone sculpture in the Leicestershire Parish of Somerby, where the Battalion was stationed in the lead-up to a fateful drop behind enemy lines in the Battle of Arnhem in 1944.

We also want to raise awareness of this tragic story, when so many gave their lives, by educating all generations, but especially young people, about this passage in history in the months leading up to the end of the Second World War.

We would be delighted if you can support our fundraising.

NEWS AND EVENTS

Victor Gregg’s Funeral Service

Victor Gregg’s Funeral service will be held at The 10th Battalion Memorial at 11.00am Sunday 21st November 2021

The 77th Tenth Battalion Commemorations in Leicestershire & Oosterbeek

On Saturday 11th September, Friends of The Tenth held a very well attended annual general meeting in Somerby Memorial Hall. This was followed by an open afternoon and get-together in the Memorial Hall where the Charity’s historian and archivist, Grahame Warner, read the opening chapter from his forthcoming book, which is a comprehensive history of […]

Pam Henry-Lamm 1920 -2021

  Pam Henry Lamm 1920 – 2021 It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Pam Henry-Lamm in Auckland, New Zealand. Pam passed away on Thursday 9th September, Pam would have celebrated her 101st birthday on the 10th November. For the unveiling of the 10th Battalion in September 2019, Pam recorded this […]

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