McLauchlan David Pirnie Cpl 2760319

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Name McLauchlan David Pirnie
Army number 2760319
Rank Corporal.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards of War Medal and Defence Medal.
Date of birth 13/3/1915.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch 18/4/1940, underwent Basic Training at the Perth Infantry Training Centre. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish 26/6/1940 under I.T.C. Part 2 Order 128/1940. Served Iceland 19/10/1940 to 24/12/1941. Posted Y List 13/9/1943 under 1TS Part 2 Order 100/1943. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 23/1/44 as permanently unfit for any further military service. Conduct on discharge Exemplary.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman and later Rifle Section Commander.
Joined Brigade 26/6/1940.
Promotions Acting Unpaid Lance Corporal 26/9/1941, Lance Corporal within establishment 7/4/1942 under 1TS Part 2 Order 29/1942, Paid Acting Lance Corporal under 1TS Part 2 Order 36/1942, Unpaid Acting Corporal 26/4/1943 under 1TS Part 2 Order 40/1943, Granted Pay of Rank 26/4/1943, War Substantive Corporal 25/7/1943 under 1TS Part 2 Order 81/1943. Successfully attended a Course at the Rifle Wing of the Divisional Battle School 24/5/1943 - 15/6/1943.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 7, Bridge St. Arbroath, Angus. Presbyterian. Married on enlistment - spouse details not yet available.
Source table 1TS