British Royal Marines
Mr. B. Richard Sadler, born on February 19, 1925 was a stoker in the British Royal Marines. Mr. Sadler remembers his attachment to the Warden’s Post as a member of the Boys Brigade at age 14 during the firebombing of London. As a stoker in the Royal Marines, Mr. Sadler relates events leading to D-Day, his participation in the assault on Juno Beach and funeral services on D-Day plus one. He also recounts the rough passage home and his reassignment to combat in Germany.