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David said: "When he went back to the Wellington school where he had been educated he told me he had seen the names of all the boys in his school who had been killed, many in the KSLI.
On D-Day itself, 2 KSLI formed part of 185th Infantry Brigade part of the second assault which landed on Sword Beach.
The KSLI reached their positions in no man's land by 11pm.
Elsewhere, the wire was destroyed and the attack largely successful, but the unfortunate 7th KSLI were confronted by thick belts of wire which had not been destroyed by the artillery and, as a result, many of the Shropshires were cut down by machine gun fire.
Quote from CSM Temperley, KSLI: "No one in the army is useless--if nothing else they can serve as a bad example."
Smith of 2 Platoon, A Company, KSLI, and was suffering from a fractured hip and several flesh wounds.
One KSLI officer was able to halt the fire before any serious casualties occurred by dancing onto the forward slopes, displaying the appropriate air recognition panels with a flourish and taking a bow from the astonished Americans.
"Peterforce" (as the joint unit was known) was headed by Majors Dawney Bancroft of the KSLI and Ed Cohen of 1RCR.
A Company was able to relieve the KSLI on Hill 210, enabling the Shropshires to occupy another critical position, Hill 227, where they were subsequently relieved by 2R22eR.
The following week it was the turn of 2PPCLI and the 2nd Battalion of the Vandoos who crossed further east and, passing through a firm base established by 28 Brigade's KSLI, adventured further into enemy territory, encountering little opposition before returning after two days.
In many cases, CANLOAN officers joined their affiliated "sister regiments." (When I was serving with the King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI), for instance, I found that almost all of our CANLOAN officers had French names, our allied regiment being the Regiment de Maisson-neuve.)
The Hussars later saw action in a vain attempt to extricate the Glosters from their Imjin position in April of 1951, and in November of that year supported 1 KSLI in a successful counter-attack on Hill 227.
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