Whittaker Alan 2/Lt 138542

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Name Whittaker Alan
Army number 138542
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 4/7/1940. Posted No to 4 I.T.C. Brancepeth 6/7/1940. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 9/7/1940. Served Iceland. Posted overseas 6/6/1942.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ, C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Intelligence Officer, Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 09-Jul-40.
Promotions
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address Educated Oundle School.
Source table 11DLI

The McGregor Card Index did not identify to which Battalion he had been posted, or to which overseas destination he was sent. The common nature of the name prevented specific identification of his genealogy data.