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More information on Officers from this background can be found on the CANLOAN Officers Association Website [http://www.war-experience.org/canloan/ here].
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More information on Officers from this background can be found on the CANLOAN Officers Association Website [http://www.war-experience.org/canloan/ here].  The Website records show Major Gelston as having been attached to three British units during his time as a CANLOAN Officer - two with the Black Watch (including 1st Tyneside Scottish) and one with 10th DLI.

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Name Gelston Robert James
Army number CDN 115
Rank Major
Decorations M.C. Gazetted 9/6/1945.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Canadian Infantry Corps. CANLOAN Officer. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 10th Battalion 24/4/1944. Attached to The Black Watch, posted 1 TS 12/5/1944. Posted 7th Bn Black Watch. BAOR. Demobilised Aug 1945. Re-Enlisted 1945, Longue Point Ordnance Depot, Canada.
Company/Battery 1 TS D Company. C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer 12/5/1944. Platoon Commander. Company Second-in-Command 2/7/1944. Security Officer, Ordnance Depot Canada.
Joined Brigade
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 5632, 15th Ave. Rosemount, Montreal, Canada.
Source table 1TS

More information on Officers from this background can be found on the CANLOAN Officers Association Website here. The Website records show Major Gelston as having been attached to three British units during his time as a CANLOAN Officer - two with the Black Watch (including 1st Tyneside Scottish) and one with 10th DLI.