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34 Corps

The Badge of this unit was leaping panther in black on a circular background divided into the corps colours of two red & central white band.  Although this was the officially approved badge for the Corps, the badge that was worn by them was a leaping  panther in black on a red circle with a black border.

 

The Corps was raised in 1945 for the invasion of Malaya, they were being embarked for Malaya at the time of the Japanese surrender.

 

Two of its divisions however carried out landings in Malaya as was planned .

 

They were commanded by Lieut/Gen O Roberts (DSO).

When you go home

tell them of us and say,

For your tomorrow,

we gave our today

Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945 Lt Gen Slim at Fort Dufferin, Mandalay, in March 1945
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