Ritchie John Bruce Carswell Pte 3061021
Name Ritchie John Bruce Carswell
Army number 3061021
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots, no enlistment date as yet. Underwent Basic Training. Transferred to the Black Watch 25/9/1940, BW358/4/95, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted to the ? Battalion Black Watch on the disbandment of the Brigade. Returned to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 28/8/46.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 25/9/1940.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 61, Stenhouse Crescent, Stenhouse, Edinburgh.
Source table 1TS