Mason William McLaren Captain 211833
Name Mason William McLaren
Army number 211833
Date of birth Research indicates 1923, although this will need confirmation.
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 W/S Captain.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death registered June 1967 at Birkenhead, Cheshire at the age of 44 - to be confirmed.
Source table 187F
Research threw up several men with the same name so identifying Dr Mason is still not definitive.