Adams Esmond Thomas 2/Lt 58981

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Name Adams Esmond Thomas
Army number 58981
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations M.C. 14/2/46, T.D. and clasp 15/6/51
Date of birth 09-Nov-07
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry TA Commissioned as 2/Lt 12/5/1933, Posted 9th Bn DLI. Posted 12th Bn DLI 4/9/1939. Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939. Posted 1 TS 1/2/1940. B.E.F. Prisoner of War. Posted ? Bn Black Watch after repatriation. Released from service 1945, TARO (BW) 1/9/48.
Company/Battery D Coy 18/3/1940.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Platoon Commander. Company 2i/c
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939
Promotions Lt 12/5/36. A/Captain 3/10/1939. T/Capt 3/1/40. Capt 11/4/45.
Prisoner of War O7B Eichstatt, Number 202.
Died/Killed in action Death registered March 1995, Newcastle.
Home address 307 Osborne Court, Osborne Ave, Newcastle upon Tyne. 1, Jesmond Dene Terrace, Newcastle 2. "Candle", 37 North Avenue, Gosforth 1973. Married Alice J Graham - December 1936, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Source table 1TS