Steven George McLean Cpl 3061397

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Name Steven George McLean
Army number 3061397
Rank Cpl
Decorations None as far as is known, beyond Service Medals.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots. No enlistment date available from AB358 but possibly Summer 1940. Transferred to the Black Watch 25/9/1940, Enlistment Book reference BW358/4/96, Posted 1 TS probably shortly afterwards. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded and taken Prisoner of War. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 15/2/45.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet ascertained.
Joined Brigade Probably Autumn 1940.
Promotions Corporal - date not known.
Wounded Yes - thought to have been 2/7/1944. Taken prisoner and admitted to Rennes Military Hospital with fractured left jaw and a gun-shot wound to the throat.
Prisoner of War Yes - details to be investigated. Does not appear on the Register of PoWs so may well have been repatriated.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 6, Morton St. Leith, Edinburgh
Source table 1TS

The information on the list of patients being treated in Rennes Military Hospital, after their capture, was supplied by militaria collector Duncan Stirk, to whom thanks are due.