Alexander John Ritchie Lt 138098

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Name Alexander John Ritchie
Army number 138098
Rank Lt
Decorations M.C. Gazetted 19/10/1944
Date of birth 14/9/1919
Age 0
Unit Black Watch - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 4/7/1940, Posted 1 TS. Served Iceland. Attended Winter Warfare School at Akureyri. Administration School October 1942. Normandy. Trf 11th Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers, BAOR. Unemployed list 1946
Company/Battery B Company 27/1/1942. Bn HQ. S Company 25/3/1944. D Company 2/7/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Commander. Adjutant, 2i/c
Joined Brigade Probably Summer 1940.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/1/42, T/Capt 17/2/42, W/S Capt & T/Major 29/9/44.
Wounded 5/10/1944 with 11th Bn RSF.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered September 1972, Southwark, aged 53.
Home address Marlston House, Newbury, Berks, Soanes House, Coombe Hill Rd. Kingston, Surrey.
Source table 1TS