Brewtnall Dennis Ernest 2/Lt 113599
Name Brewtnall Dennis Ernest
Army number 113599
Date of birth 18/12/1918. Birth registered Q1 1919, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. Mother's maiden name Penrice.
Unit Worcester Regiment - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 14/1/1940. Attached Durham Light Infantry, Posted No 4 I.T.C., Posted 10th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Iceland. Posted back to Worcestershire Regiment, posted 7th Battalion. Burma.
Company/Battery A Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit 8 Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander
Joined Brigade 21-Jun-40
Promotions W/S Lt. Territorial Army - Lt 14/2/1954, with seniority from 27/12/1946. Captain. Major 14/12/1954.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 1973 Exact date of death not yet known.
Home address Son of Leonard Oliver Brewtnall and Lilian Inez Brewtnall (nee Penrice). He had three sisters; Eileen Constance, Lilian Betty and Lena J - all born Birmingham.
Source table 10DLI
To read an account of the 7th Worcestershires at Kohima, which included Lt Brewtnall, please click here.
Thanks are due to family historian Yvonne Taylor for the family details.