Croft John Leofric Robert A/Capt 89232

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Name Croft John Leofric Robert
Army number 89232
Rank A/Capt
Decorations M.i.D. 9/5/1946
Date of birth 10/10/1904.
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - TA - Commissioned as 2/Lt 17/6/1939, Posted 9th Bn DLI. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 12th Bn DLI 4/9/39, Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939. Posted 1 TS from 1/2/1940. Advance Party 10/4/1940. B.E.F. Prisoner of War. Released from service 1946 as Hon Capt. TARO (Black Watch) 1/9/1948 as Honorary Captain .
Company/Battery D Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions W/S Lt 4/3/40, T/Capt 4/3/40.
Prisoner of War Yes - Oflag VI B, O9A/H Spangenburg, Hess, Number 243.
Died/Killed in action Death registered 1971, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Home address Born 1906, Hillhead House, Gibside, Burnopfield, Solicitor - admitted 1930. 32, West St. Gateshead. Broadmeadows Manor Nr Consett 1950s.
Source table 1TS