Perceval-Maxwell G.H.A. Lt 27242
Name Perceval-Maxwell G.H.A.
Army number 27242
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - commissioned Lt 30/8/1925. Served from early 1930 as a Subaltern in the King's African Rifles - landing at Mombasa in March 1930. Reported No. 4 ITC 6/9/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 26/10/1939. Posted to the 6th Battalion DLI 9/12/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War. Ceased to belong to the Regular Army Reserve of Officers 24/5/1953.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 26-Oct-39.
Promotions Brevet Major 29/8/1943.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - held at Oflags 19A and VIB. Prisoner number 545.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Source table 11DLI
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