Brown John Sgt 3054579

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Name Brown John
Army number 3054579
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots, no enlistment date as yet, as a Territorial. Re-Enlisted in the Royal Scots, as a Regular Soldier. Posted to Number 306 Infantry Training Centre 1/11/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 4/10/1940, BW358/4/98, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted to the ? Battalion Black Watch on the disbandment of the Brigade. Returned to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 16/2/45.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman, Rifle Section Commander and then Platoon Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known beyond Sergeant.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Southfield Cottage, Southbeach Lane, Troon, Ayrshire.
Source table 1TS