Hoare John Nigel Rolls Capt 268167

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Name Hoare John Nigel Rolls
Army number 268167
Rank Capt
Decorations M.C. Gazetted 21/8/1945, M.i.D. Gazetted 22/3/1945.
Date of birth 7/7/1923.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Black Watch 20/3/1943, Posted 1 TS 26/3/1943. Attended Pioneer Course at Ripon January 1944. Served Normandy. Posted School of Infantry, Warminster. Posted 1st Bn Black Watch. ADC to General Ritchie, GOC in C Scottish Command and C in C FARELF 12/2/47. KILLED in ACTION as a Captain, attached to 1st Seaforth Highlanders - Malaya 12/11/49.
Company/Battery Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit No 6 Platoon. No 5 Platoon - 17/9/1943.
Task or role 1 TS - Platoon Commander. Pioneer Officer. Warminster - Instructor - NCOs Wing.
Joined Brigade 26/3/1943
Promotions W/S Lt 7/1/1946. Regular Short Service Commission as Lt 22/2/1947 with seniority from 7/1/46.
Wounded Twice in North West Europe
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 12-Nov-49 Malaya.
Home address Son of Brigadier General Reginald Hoare and Violet Eliza Reid Hoare (nee Walker). The Gleann, Tomatin, Invernessshire. G.H.2, SEALF, Singapore
Source table 1TS

To see details of the Tomatin War Memorial on which Captain Hoare is commemorated please click here.

There are newspaper accounts of Captain Hoare's death, along with comrades, in a bandit ambush, which appear on Websites such as Genes Reunited.

For more detail on his family relationships please see the following Website by clicking here.