Bacon Edmund Castell Lt Col 26840

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Sie Edmund Castell BACON
Sie Edmund Castell BACON

Name Bacon Edmund Castell
Army number 26840
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Decorations Succeeded to the Baronetcy on the death of his father. Knight of the Garter. Knight of the order of the British Empire. Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Military Division). Territorial Efficiency Decoration 23/6/1942. 3rd Clasp to T.E.D. 13/4/1951.
Date of birth 18/3/1903 Chelsea, London.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Commissioned. Joined 108th (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Field Brigade. Posted to 55th Anti-Tank Regiment in command. Ceased TARO commitment on age grounds 22/4/1953. Made Honorary Lieutenant Colonel. Honorary Colonel of 284 (Mobile) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (1st East Anglian) 20/12/1947.
Company/Battery Regimental HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Commanding Officer.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions Captain 1/8/1931 Major 1939. Lieutenant Colonel 1943.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 30/9/1982 - registered Lincoln.
Home address Father - Sir Nicholas Henry Bacon. Mother - Constance Alice Leslie-Melville. Married Priscilla D Ponsonby 15/1/1936, Ware Hertfordshire.
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