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Photo 51

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Syria 1941. A group of Pioneers. Identified personnel : standing on left VX19003 Private John Donald, crouching in middle 31081 Corporal Terence Michael Croft. Photo courtesy of A. Collie (daughter of VX19003 DONALD, JOHN). id no. A_COLLIE_48