Bell Wilfred Ronald Lt 138941

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Name Bell Wilfred Ronald
Army number 138941
Rank Lt
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 29/6/1940. Posted No 4 ITC 4/7/1940. Posted 14th Bn DLI 15/10/1941. Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/12/1943. Served Normandy. Wounded and evacuated to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station 27/6/1944 then transported to the UK - Liverpool Royal Infirmary. Return to Battalion requested. Posted No 4 ITC 1/10/1944. Posted 9th Bn DLI 31/10/1944. Class A Release 28/10/45. Released as Hon Captain 1946.
Company/Battery 11th Battalion D Company. 9th Bn Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer. 17th Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 05-Dec-43
Promotions W/S Lt 29/12/1941. A/Captain 9/1/1942. T/Captain 9/4/1942.
Wounded 27/6/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address
Source table 11DLI

McGregor Index shows Service Number as 138491. London Gazette shows 138941. Battalion records have 133491. Chose to use 138941 as more likely to be correct.