CANCELLED: 9th Para Battalion Normandy Pilgrimage 2020

It is with extreme sadness that the Committee have taken the decision to cancel the 9th Battalion Reunion Club Pilgrimage to Normandy for 2020. Considering the current ongoing situation around COVID-19 escalating by the day, and with many countries in lockdown or closing borders, it appears to be the only sensible decision to enable the safety of the club members and, most of all, the veterans.… Read more...

New Books about Merville

There are two new books released this year relating to the 9th Battalion and the Merville Battery.

Eight Seconds – Glenn B. Fleming

The first, by Glenn Fleming, is a dramatised narrative telling of the Merville Assault, seen through the eye’s of Glenn’s father Frank Fleming, who was a machine-gunner in the 9th Battalion and who took part in the Merville battle.… Read more...