Mackie John Rudd Lieutenant 138536

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Lt J R Mackie's CWGC headstone.
Lt J R Mackie's CWGC headstone.

Name Mackie John Rudd
Army number 138536
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth Born South Shields 1917.
Age 27
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 4/7/1940 following membership of 1st Cadet Bn DLI. Posted No 4 ITC 6/7/1940. Posted 10th Bn DLI 10/7/1940. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944.
Company/Battery S, A, C.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 10/7/1940.
Promotions W/S Lt. 4/1/1942.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44.
Home address Resident of South Shields. Son of John Rudd and Dorothy Blanche Mackie, husband of Olive Mackie, South Shields. Buried Grave XV. E. 9. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

Lt Mackie was referred to very positively in the Imperial War Museum's interview with Sergeant George Dennis Elliott.

Lt Mackie was also mentioned by Mr Vane Dyson, who served as his Batman.