McDowall Peter Alistair Lieutenant 256532

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Name McDowall Peter Alistair
Army number 256532
Rank Lieutenant
Date of birth Date not yet known, but birth took place in Valparaiso, Chile.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Royal Armoured Corps 19/12/1942. Transferred to The Black Watch 23/1/1944. Posted 1 TS 23/1/1944. KILLED in ACTION with 1 TS as Lieutenant 26/6/44 (according the the Battalion War Diary - CWGC has his date of death as 25/6/1944).
Company/Battery B Company 23/1/1944. A Company 22/3/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 23/1/1944
Promotions W/S Lt while with RAC.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 25-Jun-44 (see note above).
Home address Son of Mr and Mrs James McDowall. Buried Grave I. C. 9. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux. Commemorated on family gravestone in Girdstingwood, Dundrennan, Rerrick.
Source table 1TS

To read his CWGC Commemorative Record please click here.