Mrs. Vicky Barnes commissioned this page in 2007 in loving memory of her husband John. Vicky passed away in 2016.

The following story is an extract from a recording made of Sgt. John Barnes of the 13/18 Royal Hussars. The full story can be found at The British Imperial War Museum in the audio/video department.

Various phots of Sgt. John Barnes, the 13/18 Royal Hussars, and other D.Day photographs.

Links for more information and resources.

Mike Barnes would welcome your comments.