Angus William Knox 2/Lt 94667

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Name Angus William Knox
Army number 94667
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations O.B.E. 1973
Date of birth 06-Mar-12
Age 0
Unit Cadet - Aldershot OCTU. DLI - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt in the 9th Bn 12/8/1939. Posted 12th Bn DLI 12/8/39. Embodied 24/8/1939. Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939. Posted 1 TS 1/2/1940. B.E.F. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Attended Winter Warfare School at Akureyri November 1941. Posted No 32 Replacement Holding Unit. Served Normandy. Rejoined Battalion from RHU 15/8/1944. Proposed posting to 7th Bn Black Watch Aug 1944 cancelled. Posted HQ 51 Div BAOR, Demobilised 1945. Royal Artillery 1947, Commanded 670 LAA Regiment 1949-1952.
Company/Battery D Coy 18/3/1940. HQ Company. C Company 29/3/1943.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer. Messing Officer 6/11/1939. D.A.D.W.S.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions W/S Lt 2/10/40, T/Capt 2/10/40, W/S Captain & T/Major 18/12/43, Lt Col 1/4/49 - 1/3/52.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered February 2005, Wokingham, Berkshire.
Home address Educated Durham School, Addresses: Hampton Fields, Minchinhampton, Stroud, c/o 7, Grey St. Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Source table 1TS