Letter from Cecil Riding

Letter written by Cecil Riding in 1947 regarding known war graves of his comrades shot by the Germans.   Captain Cecil Riding (Jock) grew up near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire. In 1940 he joined the Coldstream Guards before transferring to the Highland Light Infantry in 1941. In February 1944 Cecil Riding was selected for the newly formed Special Air Service (SAS) and was posted on special duty throughout occupied Western Europe in 1944 and 1945 for which he was awarded the Military Cross.
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DMCR025a-b
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DUMFM:2012.18.50
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Dumfries and Galloway Council
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