Mirrielees Donald Currie Major 67799
Name Mirrielees Donald Currie
Army number 67799
Date of birth Born Q3 1915, Dorking, Surrey.
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). Probate issued 11/4/1945, Llandudno Registry.
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.