Adamson Eric Marsden 2/Lt 138524

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Name Adamson Eric Marsden
Army number 138524
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth 29/1/1912 - registered in Teesdale. Mother's maiden name Dawson.
Age 83 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 4/7/1940. Reported No 4 ITC 6/7/1940. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI 9/7/1940. Served Iceland. Attached Royal Engineers (Movement Control) 25/7/1943. Attached Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 6/3/1944. Served Normandy? Released as Hon Captain 1946.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ. C Company. S Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit 15 Platoon. Pioneer Platoon.
Task or role Motor Transport Officer. Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 09-Jul-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/1/1942. Honorary Captain 1946.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died January 1995 aged 83 - registered in Durham South Western District.
Home address Married Phyllis H Richardson at Darlington in Q2 1941.
Source table 10DLI