Wardhaugh Edward Russell Lt 71930

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Name Wardhaugh Edward Russell
Army number 71930
Rank Lt
Decorations
Date of birth 1912
Age 0
Unit Durham University Contingent, Officer Training Corps, Senior Division - Cadet. Joined The Durham Light Infantry (TA) - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 6th Bn 2/7/1937. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI. Served B.E.F.? Served Iceland. Left Battalion by August 1942. Released as Hon Major 1946. TARO 1/9/1948 - ceased membership on age grounds 21/7/1962.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role 2 i/c.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions W/S Lt 2/6/1940, A/Captain and T/Captain 16/12/1940, Captain 2/6/1945.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 1/12/1962 at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle. Cause of death not known.
Home address Son of Edward Wardhaugh of Graydon, The Drive, Longbenton. Educated Rutherford College and Armstrong College, Durham University. Power transmission engineer. 9, The Drive, Benton, Newcastle. No marriage traced.
Source table 10DLI

Anyone who has knowledge of Captain Wardhaugh's Army Service after leaving 10th Battalion is asked to contact the Lead Researcher using 70brigade@newmp.org.uk so that we might complete his Service Record.