Capaldi James Pte 3060947

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Name Capaldi James
Army number 3060947
Rank Private.
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. Underwent Basic Training. Transferred to the Black Watch 25/9/1940, BW358/4/84, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted to Number 8 Infantry Training Centre (Perth) 20/9/1944 after the disbandment of the Brigade. Transferred to the Liverpool Scottish (Cameron Highlanders) 20/8/45, Authority:- Part II Order 1/L/S 95/45, Cameron Highlanders Book 358/6/116, and posted to the 11th Holding Battalion. Demobilised. Relegated to the Z Reserve 17/8/1946.
Company/Battery C Company, Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit 15 Platoon, 7 Platoon in Support Company (Anti-Tank Platoon).
Task or role Anti-Tank Gunner.
Joined Brigade 25/9/1940.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe 1/7/1944 - probably during the Defence of Rauray.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 10, Bond Avenue, Llanelly, Carmarthenshire.
Source table 1TS