Black Alexander Leonard Captain 135663

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Name Black Alexander Leonard
Army number 135663
Rank Captain
Date of birth 7/11/1914.
Age 72 at the time of his death.
Unit Commissioned as a Lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps 20/6/1940. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry and posted to the 11th Bn DLI as RMO. Granted Short Service Commission as a Lieutenant 17/11/1944. Transferred from the Royal Army Medical Corps to the Camerons (Liverpool Scottish) 1/5/1947 as a Lieutenant with seniority from 20th June 1940. MOved from the Active List to be a Lieutenant on 12/9/1951 and granted the Honorary Rank of Captain.
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role R.M.O.
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action died 18/3/1987 in Rotherham. Probate granted in London 4/11/1988.
Home address In the 1939 General Register was shown as a Medical Student studying MB ChB and living with his family at 27, Breeze Hill, Bootle. Married Jeanie F. Gordon in Edmonton, Essex, Q3 1949. Lived at High Beeches, Moorgate, Rotherham at the time of his death.
Source table 11DLI