Mirrielees Donald Currie Major 67799

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Name Mirrielees Donald Currie
Army number 67799
Rank Major
Decorations M.C.
Date of birth Born Q3 1915, Dorking, Surrey.
Age 29
Unit Commissioned as 2/Lt in the Black Watch 28/8/1937. Served in Palestine 1937 - 38. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Posted 1 TS 25/11/1943. With the Battalion on disbandment. Posted 5th Black Watch August 1944, KILLED in ACTION North West Europe 29/8/44 with 5th Bn Black Watch.
Company/Battery B Company. D Company 24/1/1944. A Company 30/6/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company 2i/c. Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 25/11/1943.
Promotions Lt 30/1/39. Captain 30/6/44. Major.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Aug-44
Home address Son of Frederick Donald and Mary C Mirrielees of Westminster, London. BA(Cantab) Trinity College. Buried Grave I. C. 9. St Desir War Cemetery. (Temporarily interred initially at HAUTH CROTH CROSSROADS, EURE).
Source table 1TS

Major Mirrielees' father, Frederick Donald Mirrielees, died in 1940 as a Volunteer with the 4th Perthshire Battalion of The Home Guard. To see his CWGC Commemorative Record please click here.