Difference between revisions of "Martin Francis Richard Merrison Lt 62303"

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|Rank=Lt
 
|Rank=Lt
 
|Decorations=M.C. - 14/2/1946, Territorial Efficiency Medal - 4/3/1947
 
|Decorations=M.C. - 14/2/1946, Territorial Efficiency Medal - 4/3/1947
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
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|Date of birth=31/7/1912, possibly in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
|Age=0
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|Age=77 at the time of his death.
|Unit=Durham Light Infantry, Posted 11th Bn 1/9/39, B.E.F., Prisoner of War, Relinquished Commission on grounds of disability 12/8/1946, From Active List became Major 8/8/1949, Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 19/9/1962 retaining the honorary rank of Major.
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|Unit=Commissioned in the The Durham Light InfantryPosted to the 11th Battalion 1/9/39.  Served in France with the B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War. Relinquished Commission on grounds of disability 12/8/1946From Active List became Major 8/8/1949Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 19/9/1962, retaining the honorary rank of Major.
|Company/Battery=HQ Coy, D
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|Company/Battery=HQ Company, D Company.
|Task or role=Coy Cdr
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|Task or role=Company Commander.
|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39
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|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39.
|Promotions=T/Captain, Captain 11/4/1945, Major 8/8/1947
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|Promotions=T/Captain, Captain 11/4/1945, Major 8/8/1947.
 
|Prisoner of War=O6B/O7B  15654
 
|Prisoner of War=O6B/O7B  15654
|Died/Killed in action=Date of death not yet known.
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|Died/Killed in action=Died 3/2/1990 at Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne.  Probate granted at Newcastle Registry on 15/3/1990.
|Home address=No family information as yet.
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|Home address=No details yet of parents.  Married Doreen Margaret Ingram Besley in July 1936 in Northumberland South District.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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We could not trace a McGregor Card for this Officer thus resulting in more limited information about him.
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We could not trace a "McGregor Card" for this Officer in DCRO thus resulting in more limited information about him.  Family input would be very welcome.

Latest revision as of 15:35, 14 June 2019

Personnel Entry

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Name Martin Francis Richard Merrison
Army number 62303
Rank Lt
Decorations M.C. - 14/2/1946, Territorial Efficiency Medal - 4/3/1947
Date of birth 31/7/1912, possibly in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Age 77 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned in the The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 11th Battalion 1/9/39. Served in France with the B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War. Relinquished Commission on grounds of disability 12/8/1946. From Active List became Major 8/8/1949. Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 19/9/1962, retaining the honorary rank of Major.
Company/Battery HQ Company, D Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39.
Promotions T/Captain, Captain 11/4/1945, Major 8/8/1947.
Wounded
Prisoner of War O6B/O7B 15654
Died/Killed in action Died 3/2/1990 at Jesmond, Newcastle Upon Tyne. Probate granted at Newcastle Registry on 15/3/1990.
Home address No details yet of parents. Married Doreen Margaret Ingram Besley in July 1936 in Northumberland South District.
Source table 11DLI

We could not trace a "McGregor Card" for this Officer in DCRO thus resulting in more limited information about him. Family input would be very welcome.