Mason William McLaren Captain 211833

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Name Mason William McLaren
Army number 211833
Rank Captain
Decorations
Date of birth Research indicates 1923, although this will need confirmation.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as Lt in the Royal Army Medical Corps 8/11/1941. Posted 187th Field Ambulance 21/12/1942, Attached to The Black Watch, posted 1st Tyneside Scottish 22/12/1943. Attached Durham Light Infantry, posted 11th Battalion 30/12/1943. Transferred back to 187th Field Ambulance. Re-posted to 1st Tyneside Scottish 28/7/1944. Returned to 187th Field Ambulance by 5/8/1944.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit Medical Section.
Task or role Regimental Medical Officer.
Joined Brigade 21-Dec-42
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death registered June 1967 at Birkenhead, Cheshire at the age of 44 - to be confirmed.
Home address
Source table 187F

Research threw up several men with the same name so identifying Dr Mason is still not definitive.