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Quoting: D Haine
I’m tracking down my husbands Grandad. He was part of the army left in Burma after the evacuation.(His mum was one those to get out.) Cyril would never talk about his time in Burma and My husbands mum was too young to remember much.
The majority of WW2 Records are Not Releasable to the General Public by the MoD and only the MoD will hold these records, this means that only the Service Person or the Next Of Kin can obtain copies.
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It must be accepted as a principle that the rifle, effective as it is, cannot replace the devastation produced on the enemy by the speed of the horse, the magnetism of the charge, and the terror of cold steel. - British Army Cavalry training manual 1907