J. M. Gordon Hendry and the 1st Battalion Glasgow Highlanders - WW2

I have included the few photographs I currently have which relate to the 1st Battaliom Glasgow Highlanders in WW2, along with what details I already had, or have been able to figure out. These images are fairly high resolution scans of the originals with the results the files may take a little longer to download. If you are able to supply any further information please use the Contact Form. The All photos are copyright of John G. M. Hendry so please get in touch using the Contact Form if you wish to use any of the images in any shape, way or form. Thank you anfd I hope these may be of some interest.

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A young J. M. Gordon Hendry

Group including J. M. Gordon Hendry - Comrie 1941

Queen Mother and the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret at Glamis Castle with Lt Col Hugh Maxwell Curteis
The Glasgow Highlanders provided Guard of Honour - August 1941

Newspaper cutting of the Queen Mother reviewing the Glasgow Highleders from The Bulletin - 8 October 1941

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4 A Coy Edelweiss Mar 1944.jpg
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Officers of The Glasgow Highlanders with Lt Col Hugh Maxwell Curteis - 1941?

J. M. Gordon Hendry and unknown - A Company Edelweiss - March 1944 - Cairngorms

Leonard Dickson (left) plus 2 unknown - Winter Training - possibly Cairngorms but could also be winter 1944-45 in Europe

S Company - Glasgow Highlander - Blairgowrie 1944 - Officer i/c J. M. Gordon Hendry

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J. M. Gordon Hendry plus 2 unknown - Blaigowrie 1944

Officers of S Company - Glasgow Highlander - Blairgowrie 1944 - Officer i/c J. M. Gordon Hendry

Soldiers of C Company, 1st Battalion the Glasgow Highlanders on Patrol in the countryside north of Gangelt, Germany - Possible Noel Lewis with map case - 10 January 1945. See note

GHLI Somewhere in Germany See note

NOTE - I have these as photos but both scenes appear in News reels held in the Imperial War Museum. The winter patrol photo is from a film entitled "Soldiers of C Company, 1st Battalion the Glasgow Highlanders on Patrol in the countryside north of Gangelt, Germany" Production Date: 10 January 1945 Army and Film and Photographic Unit - Sargeant G. J. Walker. Imperial War Museum Catalogue Number - A70 226-6 Second World War. The troops riding on the tank is from "Soldiers of 1st Battalion the Glasgow Highlanders advance through villages of Hongen, Saefflen and Breberen towards Heinsberg, Germany". Production Date: 20 January 1945 Army and Film and Photographic Unit - Sargeant Chitham. Imperial War Museum Catalogue Number - A70 231-5 Second World War.

 

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Wesel, Germany - March 1945

Bremen, Germany - April 1945

J. M. Gordon Hendry plus 2 unknown - Ghent 1945

Friendship Bridge - On 2nd June 1945 the Highlanders supplied a Guard of Honour at the opening of "Friendship Bridge"

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Invitation to 52nd Division Ball - Major General E. Hakewill Smith - 22 June 1945

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Assumed to be the Glasgpw Highlanders Pipes and Drums - Waregem, Belgium - Date unknown but probably 1945-46

Assumed to be the Glasgow Highlanders - March Past - Waregem, Belgium - Date unknown but probably 1945-46

Glasgow Highlanders Pipes and Drums - Town Hall Square, Bottrop, Germany - August 1945- January 1946

Glasgpw Highlanders Pipes and Drums - Town Hall Square, Bottrop, Germany - August 1945- January 1946

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Bottrup, Germany - August 1945- January 1946 - Major General E. Hakewill Smith centre

Bottrup, Germany - August 1945- January 1946 - Major General E. Hakewill Smith centre

Bottrup, Germany -August 1945- January 1946 - J. M. Gordon Hendry front row 2nd from left and Leonard Dickson front row 2nd from right

J. M. G. Hendry and a Company of Glasgow Highlanders - location and date unknown - possibly 1945-46 in Germany judging by style of statues flanking the doors

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J. M. Gordon Hendry and A. N. Other with Claeys-Deleye family - Zwevegem, Belgium - 1945-46

Claeys-Deleye family - Zwevegem, Belgium - date uncertain

Claeys-Deleye family - Zwevegem, Belgium - Christmas Greetings 1958

Claeys-Deleye family - Zwevegem, Belgium - Christmas Greetings 1958 - reverse



All photographs copyright to John G. M. Hendry