Vang
First name(s)/Initials: E. P. J.
Service number: 13805136
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
Source(s): HISAM
Vang
First name(s)/Initials: Frits Tornø
Service number: 328882
Rank: Lieutenant
Regiment/Service: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
Decorations/Campaign medals: Military Cross
Source(s): London Gazette
Vedsegaard
First name(s)/Initials: Erik
Service number: 14194976
Rank: Gunner/Bombardier
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Unit(s)/Ship: 159th Parachute Light Regiment
Unit(s)/Ship #2: 87th Para Light Regiment
Unit(s)/Ship #3: 87th Airborne Field Regiment
Additional info: Born 17.3.1927. Attested in July/August 1945. Sent to England in late October 1945, as one of the first Danes to arrive there.
He qualified as a military parachutist on Course 195 which ran at RAF Upper Heyford from 1.7.1946 to 25.7.1946 - "Excellent performer, steady and reliable"
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.
He arrived in Quetta, India 15th November 1946 and joined 159th Parachute Light regiment R.A.
In 1947 the regiment went to Egypt. Shortly thereafter, the unit changed its name to 87th Airborne Field Regiment and was posted to Pardes Hannah and then Benyamina, Palestine.
Erik was on HMT Runnymede Park during the Exodus 1947 incident.

Author of "Farvel Palæstina" - "Goodbye Palestine" published 15.08.2013

Photo #2 - Vedsegaard on the left.
Photo #3 - Vedsegaard on the right.
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 18-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll + Erik Vedsegaard + Unique-Century.dk + Captain A. C. Barclay's documents + Nominal Roll Course 195
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Vester
First name(s)/Initials: K. E.
Service number: 6298614
Rank: Lance Corporal
Regiment/Service: Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
Force served: United Kingdom
Source(s): HISAM
Von Der Recke
First name(s)/Initials: K.
Service number: 14196984
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service: Suffolk Regiment
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Voulund
First name(s)/Initials: F.
Service number: T/14196937
Rank: Driver
Regiment/Service: Royal Army Service Corps
Unit(s)/Ship: 716 Coy Para Brigade
Decorations/Campaign medals: General Service Medal 1918-62 with Palestine 1945-48 clasp
Source(s): GSM 1918-62 Palestine 1945-48 medal roll
Værum
First name(s)/Initials: Henning
Service number: 14197091
Rank: Gunner
Regiment/Service: Royal Artillery
Additional info: Born: 23.01.1922
Source(s): Ex-Army 45
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