Heelas Douglas Edward Newton 2nd Lieutenant 86651

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Name Heelas Douglas Edward Newton
Army number 86651
Rank 2nd Lieutenant
Date of birth
Unit Commissioned in the Royal Artillery - date not yet confirmed. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Taken Prisoner. Recovered from Japanese PoW Camp. To RARO. Appointed Lieutenant Royal Artillery 7/6/1947. Transferred to Army Catering Corps 12/2/1949 as Captain.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Lieutenant 26/1/1942. Captain 26/7/1946. From RARO to Lt 7/6/1947 with seniority from 26/1/1942. Captain 7/6/1947. Major 26/7/1953.
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942.
Died/Killed in action
Home address No family information as yet.
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