Royal Army Service Corps

Royal army service corps

The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) was a corps of the British Army responsible for land, coast al and lake transport, air despatch, barracks administration, the Army Fire Service, staffing headquarters’ units, supply of food, water, fuel and domestic materials such as clothing, furniture and stationery and the supply of technical and military equipment.

Eric Rackham

89-year-old Eric, originally from London, was in the RASC (Royal Army Service Corps) and drove a DUKW amphibious vehicle to ferry personnel and supplies between the D-Day ships off Arromanches and Gold Beach from 7 June to mid-July 1944 when the Mulberry harbour was completed.”

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Eric Rackham