John Alderson's war diary, early 1944
by John Dye

I am indebted to the daughter of John Alderson for giving me a copy of part of her father's diary covering his training in this area during WW2.  

John Alderson arrived in Moidart undertake training prior to the D-Day landings in Normandy in June1944.

Click here to see the .pdf of extracts from his diary - it opens in a separate window.

In this diary he mentions two naval vessels, HMS Quentin Roosevelt and HMS Prince Leopold - you can find out more about those by clicking here.

John Dye 08/08/13