Pagh-Hansen
First name(s)/Initials: Erik
Service number: 14194966
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 66th Airborne Anti Tank Regiment/9th Airborne Anti Tank Battery
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Pagh-Hansen
First name(s)/Initials: Jørgen
Service number: 14194941
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps/Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 87th Airborne Field Regiment
Additional info: Born 10.6.1926. Form Silkeborg. Originally Royal Army Service Corps.

Was killed in on the Cairo-Haifa train on 29th February 1948, along 27 other soldiers (30 injured). It was the worst rail attack on British forces in Palestine. The train was mined north of Rehovoth.

Burried at Ramleh War Cememtery, Plot 15, Row B, Grave 11.

Photo #1 - Jørgen Pagh-Hansen on the left. Standing with Eric Vedsegaard.
Photo #2 - Cairo-Haifa train, Rehovoth February 1948. Courtesy of Sydney Smart http://www.britishforcesinpalestine.org/events48/rehovothfebL.html
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll + www.britishforcesinpalestine.org + www.roll-of-honour.com
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Parkö
First name(s)/Initials: J. U.
Service number: 6298617
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
Source(s): HISAM
Pedersen
First name(s)/Initials: G. B.
Service number: 14195508
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 39th Medium Regiment
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Pedersen
First name(s)/Initials: O.
Service number: 14196861
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 66th Airborne Anti Tank
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 18-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Pedersen
First name(s)/Initials: B.
Service number: 14197062
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 74th H.A.A. Regiment
Additional info: Also served with 33rd Field Regiment
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 18-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Pedersen
First name(s)/Initials: Lars Schmidt
Service number: 14195044
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 2nd Forward Observer Unit, 334th Forward Observer Battery
Additional info: Born: 16.1.1925
Father: Peder Pedersen, Jernbane Stræde, Vamdrup, Denmark - Mother: Frederikke Schmidt.
Trade on enlistment: Student
Enlisted at Copenhagen 9.11.1945
Height: 5 ft. 10 1/5 ins. Weight: 150 lbs. Maximum chest: 37 ins. Complexion: Normal. Eyes: Grey. Hair: Dark Blonde.

6 weeks of primary training 15.11.1945.
Granted Para Badge 2.10.1946.
T.A.R.A. Course (Tack-Ack) held at 33rd Airborne Light Regiment R.A. Passed T.A.R.A. Gr. 'E' Class III: 16.7.1947.
Trained on 25 Pounder in positions 2. 4. 5. and 6.

Jumps (Parachute Course jumps is not on the list):
31.3.1947 - Halifax IX - 5
1.4.1947 - Halifax IX - Kitbag 5
1.4.1947 - Halifax IX - Valise Fast 14
26.8.1947 - Dakota - 4
27.8.1947 - Dakota - Kitbag 4
27.8.1947 - Dakota - Valise Fast 16

B Battery, 334th Forward Observer Battery (Airborne)
Assessment of military conduct:
A cheerful and thoroughly eliable person who knows his job. Has technical and mathematical ability. Has carried out his work in the Battery efficiently during the one year he has been in posted strength.

Effective date of discharge: 9.6.1948. Service with the Colours: Two years and 213 days.

Lars Schmidt Pedersen went back to Denmark and later became Head Master at Glumsoe School. He was married and had three sons.
He died in November 2011.
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll + Ex-Army 45 + Eric Vedsegaard
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Pedersen
First name(s)/Initials: H.
Service number: 14195688
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 87th Airborne Field Regiment
Additional info: 195 Course of Parachute Training 1.7.1946-25.7.1946. "Smart, leadership good, performance good".
On HMT Runnymede Park during Exodus 1947.
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Force served: United Kingdom
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll + Captain A. C. Barclays's documents + Nominal Roll Course 195
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