Johnstone Kenneth Correze 2/Lt 91767
Name Johnstone Kenneth Correze
Army number 91767
Date of birth 17/9/1916
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 8/7/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39. Posted 169 OCTU Course No 4 on 5/4/1940. Motor Transport Course May 1940 (confirmed by Weekly Return of Officers as at 5/5/1940). Served Iceland. Posted temporarily to GHQ School of Infantry 18/2/1943. Posted to Highland Fieldcraft School 20/5/1943. Returned to 11th Battalion DLI. Posted as an OCTU Instructor. Released as Hon Major 1946. Captain (Hon) TARO 1/9/1948. Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 17/9/1966 - granted rank of Hon Major.
Company/Battery A Company, HQ Company, S Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Carrier Platoon
Task or role Transport Officer, O.C., Instructor, Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39.
Promotions A/Captain 16/8/1940, W/S Lt and T/Captain 16/11/1940, W/S Captain 24/12/1943, T/Major 17/3/1945.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address Educated Coxlodge Hall School, Newcastle. Sales Manager.
Source table 11DLI
To listen to a detailed interview with Kenneth Johnstone, conducted by Peter M Hart, Oral Historian at the Imperial War Museum © IWM, click on this link to the IWM's Collections Website http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/80008976