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|Date of birth=9/3/1919
 
|Date of birth=9/3/1919
 
|Age=0
 
|Age=0
|Unit=Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Served in the ranks of 1/6 DWR 1939/42, Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 7/1/1943, Posted 11th Bn DLI 13/1/1943.  With the Bn on disbandment 26/8/1944.  Attached  Essex Regiment 30/9/1944, Posted 2nd Bn, Posted 9th Bn DLI 6/11/45, Posted 56 Infantry Brigade Staff, Released 1945 as Hon Captain.
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|Unit=Enlisted (possibly conscripted) 15/11/1939 in the Duke of Wellington's RegimentServed in the ranks of 1/6 DWR 1939/42 as 4617262. Basic training at Halifax.  Posted to HQ Company, 1/6 DWR in the Mortar Platoon.  Served Norway.  Served Iceland.  Selected for OCTU 25/4/1942.  Posted 161 OCTU 9/9/1942 - 6/1/1943.  Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 7/1/1943Posted 11th Bn DLI 13/1/1943. Served Normandy.  With the Battalion on disbandment 26/8/1944.  Attached  Essex Regiment 30/9/1944, posted 2nd Bn.  Transferred back to DLI. Posted 9th Bn DLI 6/11/45.  Attached to 56 Brigade as Officer Commanding RASC Composite Platoon.  Posted 56 Infantry Brigade Staff 15/2/1946 as Brigade GSO3.  POssibly posted to 53rd Division on the disbandment of 56 Brigade.  Posted to 2nd Infantry Division 1/2/1947.  Released 7/5/1947 as Hon Captain.
 
|Company/Battery=S, B, S
 
|Company/Battery=S, B, S
 
|Platoon or other sub-unit=Mortar Pln
 
|Platoon or other sub-unit=Mortar Pln
|Task or role=Platoon Commander 13/1/1943 onwards, Company Commander September 1944
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|Task or role=Platoon Commander 13/1/1943 onwards (Rifle Platoon then Mortar Plkatoon).  Company Commander September 1944.  Brigade Staff Officer 1946.
 
|Joined Brigade=13-Jan-43
 
|Joined Brigade=13-Jan-43
|Promotions=W/S Lt 7/7/43, T/Capt 19/9/44
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|Promotions=Lance Corporal June 1940.  Corporal.  Sergeant - possibly October 1941.  Commissioned 7/1/1943.  W/S Lt 7/7/43, T/Capt 19/9/44.
 
|Died/Killed in action=Died 1981 Worksop District.  McGregor records state year of death was 1983.  To be clarified.
 
|Died/Killed in action=Died 1981 Worksop District.  McGregor records state year of death was 1983.  To be clarified.
 
|Home address=, OC of 3" Mortar Platoon with 2 Essex from Sep 1944 to the end of the War.  Information provided by Bruce Stillman (son-in-law) via Polar Bear News.   
 
|Home address=, OC of 3" Mortar Platoon with 2 Essex from Sep 1944 to the end of the War.  Information provided by Bruce Stillman (son-in-law) via Polar Bear News.   
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|Image Title=Captain Andrew Douglas Barlow
 
|Image Title=Captain Andrew Douglas Barlow
 
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McGregor Card Index refers to an RASC Platoon but it is not clear where this fits in the record.  Similarly the timing of the attachment to 56th Brigade Staff is uncertain.
 

Latest revision as of 15:00, 22 January 2018

Personnel Entry

Captain Andrew Douglas Barlow
Captain Andrew Douglas Barlow

Name Barlow Andrew Douglas
Army number 258710
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations
Date of birth 9/3/1919
Age 0
Unit Enlisted (possibly conscripted) 15/11/1939 in the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Served in the ranks of 1/6 DWR 1939/42 as 4617262. Basic training at Halifax. Posted to HQ Company, 1/6 DWR in the Mortar Platoon. Served Norway. Served Iceland. Selected for OCTU 25/4/1942. Posted 161 OCTU 9/9/1942 - 6/1/1943. Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 7/1/1943. Posted 11th Bn DLI 13/1/1943. Served Normandy. With the Battalion on disbandment 26/8/1944. Attached Essex Regiment 30/9/1944, posted 2nd Bn. Transferred back to DLI. Posted 9th Bn DLI 6/11/45. Attached to 56 Brigade as Officer Commanding RASC Composite Platoon. Posted 56 Infantry Brigade Staff 15/2/1946 as Brigade GSO3. POssibly posted to 53rd Division on the disbandment of 56 Brigade. Posted to 2nd Infantry Division 1/2/1947. Released 7/5/1947 as Hon Captain.
Company/Battery S, B, S
Platoon or other sub-unit Mortar Pln
Task or role Platoon Commander 13/1/1943 onwards (Rifle Platoon then Mortar Plkatoon). Company Commander September 1944. Brigade Staff Officer 1946.
Joined Brigade 13-Jan-43
Promotions Lance Corporal June 1940. Corporal. Sergeant - possibly October 1941. Commissioned 7/1/1943. W/S Lt 7/7/43, T/Capt 19/9/44.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 1981 Worksop District. McGregor records state year of death was 1983. To be clarified.
Home address , OC of 3" Mortar Platoon with 2 Essex from Sep 1944 to the end of the War. Information provided by Bruce Stillman (son-in-law) via Polar Bear News.
Source table 11DLI