Kidston Adrian Alan Oliphant Lieutenant 304038

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Name Kidston Adrian Alan Oliphant
Army number 304038
Rank Lieutenant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth 1923
Age 21 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery with Regimental Number 1116774. Underwent Basic Training. Attended Officer Cadet Training Unit. Commissioned in the Royal Artillery as a Second Lieutenant 1/1/1944. Posted to the 1st Mountain Regiment. Served North West Europe. Reported MISSING in ACTION believed killed. Later confirmed as having been KILLED in ACTION 1/11/1944.
Company/Battery 452 Battery.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Possibly a Troop Commander.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions War Substantive Lieutenant.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION at Flushing, 1/11/1944. Commemorated on Panel 1 of the Groesbeek Memorial.
Home address Son of Brevet Colonel R.A.P.R Kidston and Mrs Kidston of Kinnedar, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire.
Source table

The Regimental history has a typing error in his Army Number - the one above is as used by CWGC and the London Gazette.