Armstrong Ernest William T/Captain 258053

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Name Armstrong Ernest William
Army number 258053
Rank T/Captain.
Date of birth Research suggests that he was born in Durham, but event not yet able to be traced. Date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Wiltshire Regiment 24/12/1942. Attached to The Black Watch, posted 1 TS 2/7/1944.
Company/Battery HQ or Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit No 4 Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 2/7/1944.
Promotions W/S Lt. T/Captain.
Wounded Yes, and evacuated.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29/8/1944.
Home address Resident Perthshire at the time of his death. Buried Grave V C 15 Bayeux War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS