Welch James Pte 2759597

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Name Welch James
Army number 2759597
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Joined the Black Watch. Enlisted in Dundee 26/2/40, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Battalion Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Reserve 9/6/46.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag XXB, PoW Number 9664.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 4, Coupar Rd. Guardbridge, Fife. No family information as yet.
Source table 1TS