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|Date of birth=
 
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|Unit=Posted as Cadet at 164 OCTU, Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 28/11/1942, Posted 14th Bn DLI 28/11/1942, Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/12/1943, Posted to 52 Regimental Holding Unit, Posted 101 Reinforcement Group 6/5/1944 - return to Battalion requested 27 May 1944, Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/6/1944, Evacuated wounded to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station 27/6/1944, Posted 14th Bn DLI, Unemployed list 1947.  Relinquished Emergency Commission on appointment to a Commission on the TA General List 1/9/19482/Lt - Cambridge and County School Contingent Combined Cadet Force 1/9/1948, RARO Lt (Hon Lt) 1/4/1950, Resigned Commission 31/8/1952.  
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|Unit=Posted as Cadet at 164 OCTU.  The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 28/11/1942Posted 14th Bn DLI 28/11/1942Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/12/1943Posted to 52 Regimental Holding UnitPosted 101 Reinforcement Group 6/5/1944 - return to Battalion requested 27 May 1944Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/6/1944.  Served Normandy.  Evacuated wounded to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station 27/6/1944Posted 14th Bn DLIUnemployed list 1947.  Relinquished Emergency Commission on appointment to a Commission on the TA General List 1/9/19482/Lt - Cambridge and County School Contingent Combined Cadet Force 1/9/1948RARO Lt (Hon Lt) 1/4/1950Resigned Commission 31/8/1952.  
|Company/Battery=14th Bn - B Company, Bn HQ
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|Company/Battery=14th Bn - B Company, Bn HQ.  11th Battalion - A Company.
|Task or role=14th Bn - Duty Officer 1942, Captain and Assistant Adjutant 1945
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|Platoon or other Sub-Unit=7th Platoon.
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|Task or role=14th Bn - Duty Officer 1942.  Platoon Commander - 7th Platoon.  Captain and Assistant Adjutant 1945
 
|Joined Brigade=05-Dec-43
 
|Joined Brigade=05-Dec-43
|Promotions=W/S Lt 28/5/1943, T/Captain 15/6/1945, Lt 1/9/1948
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|Promotions=W/S Lt 28/5/1943, T/Captain 15/6/1945, Lt 1/9/1948.
|Wounded=27/6/1944
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|Wounded=27/6/1944.
 
|Died/killed in action=
 
|Died/killed in action=
 
|Home address=
 
|Home address=

Revision as of 10:49, 2 July 2018

Personnel Entry

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Name Yorke David Garnett Downing
Army number 253705
Rank Lt
Decorations
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Posted as Cadet at 164 OCTU. The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 28/11/1942. Posted 14th Bn DLI 28/11/1942. Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/12/1943. Posted to 52 Regimental Holding Unit. Posted 101 Reinforcement Group 6/5/1944 - return to Battalion requested 27 May 1944. Posted 11th Bn DLI 5/6/1944. Served Normandy. Evacuated wounded to No 3 Casualty Clearing Station 27/6/1944. Posted 14th Bn DLI. Unemployed list 1947. Relinquished Emergency Commission on appointment to a Commission on the TA General List 1/9/1948. 2/Lt - Cambridge and County School Contingent Combined Cadet Force 1/9/1948. RARO Lt (Hon Lt) 1/4/1950. Resigned Commission 31/8/1952.
Company/Battery 14th Bn - B Company, Bn HQ. 11th Battalion - A Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role 14th Bn - Duty Officer 1942. Platoon Commander - 7th Platoon. Captain and Assistant Adjutant 1945
Joined Brigade 05-Dec-43
Promotions W/S Lt 28/5/1943, T/Captain 15/6/1945, Lt 1/9/1948.
Wounded 27/6/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address
Source table 11DLI

The McGregor Card Index has Lt Yorke's Officer number as 243745 - it appears that 253705 is correct.