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Northamptonshire Regt and 115th Infantry Brigade g
Interesting grouping to 5890787 Pte.T.Oates of Intelligence Section, 4th Northants 115 Inf. Brig. Comprehensive grouping including boxed medals, paybook, FS cap, capbadge, shoulder titles, dogtags, photographs, notebook (with coloured sketches of german insignia), paperwork and 80+ letters from his girlfriend. Oates was from Kettering, Northants and served in India and then returned to UK for build up to Normandy, II5 Inf.Brig. were withdrawn from the invasion force to form part of force 135 to recapture the Channnel Islands. They then went to Europe in Feb. 45. Interesting grouping with a strong human interest that would bear further research.