General Freyberg

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Freyberg Square – Auckland, New Zealand

Lord Freyberg statue in Freyberg Square – Auckland, New Zealand Wandering around Auckland last week, I unexpectedly came across Freyberg Square and this statue of Lord Freyberg.  When my grandfather served in World War 2, he recounts in his diary (entry on 14 July 1941) that the troops were inspected by General Freyberg. Freyberg was born in London … Continue reading

Grandad’s WWII Diary – Monday July 14th 1941 – Monday July 21st 1941

Click here for diary entry for Monday July 7th 1941 – Sunday July 13th 1941 Monday 14th July 100th Day Reveille at 4.30AM.  Breakfast at 5AM.  Paraded at 5.45AM.  Went out in desert to be inspected by General Freyberg.  Freyberg arrived at 7.30AM.  Did not inspect us very closely and had finished by 9.30AM.  Praised … Continue reading

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