Horton William Gunner 14583977

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Name Horton William
Army number 14583977
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted (probably conscripted) 15/4/1943 in the General Staff Corps. Underwent Basic Training at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 25th Medium and Heavy Training Regiment 26/5/1943. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment 13/8/1943. Posted to Regimental Home Details 6/1/1944. Posted back to the 1st Mountain Regiment 26/1/1944. Posted back to Home Details 6/8/1944. Served Normandy? Posted overseas? Posted to the 3rd Mountain Regiment 5/4/1945. Posted to the 123rd Field Regiment 1/12/1945. Posted to the 6th Medium Regiment (now the 18th Medium Regiment) 16/8/1946. Unit Release Y List (7) 8/7/1947. Relegated to the Z/T Reserve 23/9/1947. Demobilised. Discharged from the Reserve under TA Regulations para 234 (ii) 52/64/RA Records 8/231.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Source table

Much of the information on this Page was extracted from the soldier’s Royal Artillery Tracer Card – held on Ancestry.co.uk.