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|Rank=2/Lt
 
|Rank=2/Lt
 
|Decorations=Territorial Efficiency Decoration and 1st Clasp 16/3/1951.
 
|Decorations=Territorial Efficiency Decoration and 1st Clasp 16/3/1951.
|Date of birth=22/3/1908
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|Date of birth=22/3/1908.
|Age=0
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|Age=72 at the time of his death.
|Unit=Cadet - Durham School Contingent - Junior Division OTC, Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned 2/Lt 8th Bn 18/6/1938, Embodied 24/8/1939, Posted 11th Bn DLI 1/9/39, B.E.F., Injured with B.E.F., Posted No 4 ITC 25/9/1940, Posted 16th Bn DLI 19/10/1941, Posted Home Details November 1942, Left 16th Bn by 1/1/1943, Released as Hon Captain 1945.  Captain 8th Bn DLI 15/6/1948, Major 8/8/1949, From Active List to be Major 25/8/1952.
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|Unit=Cadet - Durham School Contingent - Junior Division OTC.  Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 18/6/1938Embodied 24/8/1939Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39.  Served B.E.F. Injured while with with B.E.F. Posted to No 4 ITC 25/9/1940Posted to the 16th Battalion DLI 19/10/1941Posted to the Home Details November 1942Left the 16th Battalion by 1/1/1943. Released as Honorary Captain 1945.  Post-war - Captain 8th Battalion DLI 15/6/1948, Major 8/8/1949, From Active List to be Major 25/8/1952.
|Company/Battery=11th Bn - A Coy, 16th Bn HQ Company
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|Company/Battery=11th Battalion - A Coy16th Battalion - HQ Company.
|Platoon or other sub-unit=16th Bn - No 5 Platoon - Pioneers
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|Platoon or other sub-unit=16th Battalion - No 5 Platoon - Pioneers.
|Task or role=Platoon Commander
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|Task or role=Platoon Commander.
 
|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39
 
|Joined Brigade=01-Sep-39
|Promotions=W/S Lt and T/Captain 1/2/1940,
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|Promotions=W/S Lt and T/Captain 1/2/1940.
|Wounded=5/1940
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|Wounded=Yes - May 1940, in Northern France.
|Died/Killed in action-Not yet known.
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|Died/Killed in action-Death registered Q3 1980, Newcastle.
 
|Home address=Son of J Welford of Gosforth.  Educated Durham School.
 
|Home address=Son of J Welford of Gosforth.  Educated Durham School.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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Name Welford John
Army number 75921
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations Territorial Efficiency Decoration and 1st Clasp 16/3/1951.
Date of birth 22/3/1908.
Age 72 at the time of his death.
Unit Cadet - Durham School Contingent - Junior Division OTC. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 18/6/1938. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39. Served B.E.F. Injured while with with B.E.F. Posted to No 4 ITC 25/9/1940. Posted to the 16th Battalion DLI 19/10/1941. Posted to the Home Details November 1942. Left the 16th Battalion by 1/1/1943. Released as Honorary Captain 1945. Post-war - Captain 8th Battalion DLI 15/6/1948, Major 8/8/1949, From Active List to be Major 25/8/1952.
Company/Battery 11th Battalion - A Coy. 16th Battalion - HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit 16th Battalion - No 5 Platoon - Pioneers.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions W/S Lt and T/Captain 1/2/1940.
Wounded Yes - May 1940, in Northern France.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address Son of J Welford of Gosforth. Educated Durham School.
Source table 11DLI