Wrightson Peter Lt 57207

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Name Wrightson Peter
Army number 57207
Rank Lt
Decorations O.B.E. 13/12/1945, psc.
Date of birth 20/2/1914
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 5th Battalion 24/12/1932. TA Reserve 7/7/1937. Reserve of 5th Bn DLI. Active list 22/9/1939. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI 22/10/39. Staff Employment 1941. GSO2 28/5/1941. Deputy Assistant Military Secretary at the War Office 31/12/1942. TARO 1/9/1949 to 26/2/1964 as Hon Lt Col.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 22-Oct-39
Promotions A/Major 28/5/1941, W/S Captain and T/Major 28/8/1941, W/S Major and T/Lt Col 27/4/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27/8/1995
Home address Son of Sir Thomas Garmondsway Wrightson of Neasham Hall. Educated Eton. Married Pamela Wilson 31/8/1946. Engineer.
Source table 10DLI