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|Date of birth=11/4/1922
 
|Date of birth=11/4/1922
 
|Age=(At time of death).
 
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|Unit=Enlisted in the Royal Engineers 14/5/1942.  Basic Training Fort George, Inverness.  Posted 75th R.C. Company, Royal Engineers.  Posted to 507th Field Company, Royal Engineers.  Served Normandy.  Back in the UK worked on mine-clearing in Norfolk.  In 1946 posted to Biet Nabal RE Workshop in Palestine.  Joined the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (TA) following discharge from wartime service.
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|Unit=Enlisted in the Royal Engineers 14/5/1942.  Basic Training Fort George, Inverness.  Posted 75th R.C. Company, Royal Engineers.  Posted to 507th Field Company, Royal Engineers on 20/12/1943.  Served Normandy - landed initially with Queen's Brigade of 7th Armoured Division.  Back in the UK worked on mine-clearing in Norfolk.  In 1946 posted to Biet Nabal RE Workshop in Palestine.  Joined the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (TA) following discharge from wartime service.
 
|Company/Battery=75th R.C. Company.  507th Field Company.   
 
|Company/Battery=75th R.C. Company.  507th Field Company.   
 
|Platoon or other Sub-Unit=Not yet known.
 
|Platoon or other Sub-Unit=Not yet known.
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|Prisoner of War=Not as far as is known.
 
|Prisoner of War=Not as far as is known.
 
|Died/Killed in action=Died 17/12/2006 in Bedford Hospital.
 
|Died/Killed in action=Died 17/12/2006 in Bedford Hospital.
|Home address=Worked as an Apprentice Joiner at Lightbodys in Glasgow.  Keen violinist.  Post-war he studied journalism and worked in Glasgow, Ayr, Bletchley and Kempston.  Finally worked in London as Editor of Construction News Scotland.
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|Home address=Worked as an Apprentice Joiner at Lightbodys in Glasgow and lived in Sidney Street.  Keen violinist.  Post-war he studied journalism and worked in Glasgow, Ayr, Bletchley and Kempston.  Finally worked in London as Editor of Construction News Scotland.
 
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Latest revision as of 17:41, 25 March 2020

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Name Milligan Thomas
Army number 14213676
Rank Sapper
Decorations Service Medals and awards.
Date of birth 11/4/1922
Age (At time of death).
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Engineers 14/5/1942. Basic Training Fort George, Inverness. Posted 75th R.C. Company, Royal Engineers. Posted to 507th Field Company, Royal Engineers on 20/12/1943. Served Normandy - landed initially with Queen's Brigade of 7th Armoured Division. Back in the UK worked on mine-clearing in Norfolk. In 1946 posted to Biet Nabal RE Workshop in Palestine. Joined the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (TA) following discharge from wartime service.
Company/Battery 75th R.C. Company. 507th Field Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Mine and bomb clearance.
Joined Brigade Probably at the time the Field Company joined the Brigade Group.
Promotions Corporal 27/4/1944, Sergeant. Colour Sergeant with the TA post-war.
Wounded Yes - shrapnel and bayonet injuries.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 17/12/2006 in Bedford Hospital.
Home address Worked as an Apprentice Joiner at Lightbodys in Glasgow and lived in Sidney Street. Keen violinist. Post-war he studied journalism and worked in Glasgow, Ayr, Bletchley and Kempston. Finally worked in London as Editor of Construction News Scotland.
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