We are the 61st Reconnaissance Regiment Living History Group.
Our portrayal of the 61st Recce is to show what they and other Reconnaissance units did at the forefront of most of the fighting in Europe from D Day to the Ardennes.
We have no political aims and we don't glorify war, our aim is to show what these troops had to endure and to remember their sacrifices.
We are members of the British Forces Living History Club, with full Public Liability Insurance through the Shooters Rights Association and attend shows throughout the north of England putting on displays and firing demonstrations..
We are slowly expanding this site to become a site of reference for the 61st Recce members and their families.
See our Contact page for emails received from Veterans and Family's
Latest Updates to the site:
19-08-2019 Photo from Lytham weekend
Doncaster Ashworth Barracks 24/25th August 2019
Latest News :
Photo and story added of Thomas Graham, C Squadron, injured in action at the Albert Canal. Read his story in the Veterans Memoirs page.
We are trying to find more information, or see if anyone recognises this man from any of the photo's on site.
Trooper 5254309, Charles E Turner who died on 17.07.44 and is buried at Tilly Sur Seulles cemetery.
Also we are always looking to add to our veterans page, if you had a family member who served in the 61st Recce get in touch.
We have a new book for sale "From One Learn All" written by Dave Dennis the story of the 61st Recce during WW2. This is compiled from personal accounts, award citations, and war dairies for the period they were with the 61st Division. This book is self published so only available though the web site and our facebook page, get in touch if interested the cost is £7.00 plus £2.00 P&P.