Sayers Charles Lorne Captain 62615

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Name Sayers Charles Lorne
Army number 62615
Rank Captain
Decorations psc, MiD 15/12/1942, CBE (Mil)
Date of birth 10/6/1914
Age 0
Unit Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt 1/2/1934. Brigade Major 28/2/42 (Possibly at 70th Brigade - to be confirmed). Staff College 1942. GSO2 Eastern Command 28/2/43. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 11/12/1943. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI as 2i/c. With the Battalion on disbandment. Attached to the Essex Regiment August 1944. Posted to the 2nd Bn Essex. Also served as GSO2 Reinforcement Group 21/3/45. GSO2 Staff College HAIFA 4/7/45. GSO2 War Office 14/6/48. GSO1 F E I F 15/4/54 - 28/10/56. Retired 10/6/1969.
Company/Battery Brigade HQ. Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Bn 2i/c.
Joined Brigade Possibly 28/2/1942, otherwise 11-Dec-43.
Promotions A/Major, T/Major, Lt Col 14/11/1955.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 1977 at Chieveley, Newbury, Berks - registered in St Pancras, London. Probate granted 17/10/1977 at London Registry.
Home address Son of Lorne Douglas Watson Sayers and Lucile Newell Schiff. Married Ann Leatham (1918 - 1998) in April 1945 at Plymouth. Lived at North East House, Chieveley, Newbury, Berks. (Probate shows The Pightie, North Heath, Chieveley).
Source table 10DLI