Brayshay Jack Pte 14391400
Name Brayshay Jack
Army number 14391400
Decorations Service Awards - France and Germany Star and War Medal.
Date of birth 24/04/1924 in Bradford. Mother's maiden surname Garton.
Age 67 at the time of his death.
Unit Conscripted into the Army at the age of 18 and eight months on 17/12/1942. Basic training at 54 Primary Training Wing, Brancepeth. Posted to DLI Training Corps at No. 4 Infantry Training Centre, Brancepeth 27/1/1943 - Authority WOUM 112/MISC 3669(AGIP). Posted to 11th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 25/5/1943. Injured in vehicle accident 31/5/1943. Hospitalised Llanelli. Posted to Y List 20/6/1943. Returned to 11th DLI 6/8/1943. Embarked 12/6/1944. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Dorsetshire Regiment on the disbandment of 11th DLI 28/8/1944 under Army Council Instruction 626/39. Posted to 1st Battalion. Wounded in Action 4/10/1944 - moved to No. 3 Casualty Clearing Station and posted to List X (ii). Discharged and posted to 47 Regimental Holding Unit 11/10/1944. Posted to 33 Regimental Holding Unit 16/10/1944. Posted List X (iv). Posted to List X (vii). Attached to 303 Mobile Laundry and Bath Unit 15/5/1945. Transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps 13/9/1945 under Army Council Instruction 626/39 and 2821/org/0/70097/3444. Posted to 15 Advanced Base Ordnance Depot ex BAOR List. Posted to 1 Corps Dis. Ordnance Company 25/11/1945. Embarked North West Europe 4/5/1947. Allocated to the Army General Reserve Group P. Release 21/8/1947. Ordered to rejoin for training 12/7/1951, joined at Church Broughton, training completed 22/9/1951 (assumed to be related to Korea although there is no indication that he served in that Theatre).
Company/Battery C Company in both 11th DLI and 1st Dorsetshires.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet ascertained.
Task or role Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 25/5/1943.
Promotions Upgraded to Scale D class 1 19/6/1943. Reclassified Class 1A 17/12/1945.
Wounded Yes - 4/10/1944, probably at Bemmel, Holland.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Date of death June 1991 at Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Home address Mother Ada Mary Garton.