Brown Harold Wilson Captain 296525

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Name Brown Harold Wilson
Army number 296525
Rank Capt
Date of birth Research indicates that his birth was registered Q4 1923, King's N, Warwickshire. Mother's maiden name Richards.
Age 0
Unit Served in the ranks as 14412423. Cadet at OCTU. Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Royal Artillery 22/10/1943. Transferred to The Black Watch 22/1/1944. Posted 1 TS 21/1/1944. Served Normandy. With the Battalion on disbandment 28 August 1944. Commanded the remains of the Battalion from 1/9/1944 until its affairs were wound up. Trf Royal Scots Fusiliers 6/9/1944, Posted 11th Battalion. Posted HQ BAOR. Relinquished his Commission 16/10/1946 and granted the Honorary Rank of Major.
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Adjutant 25/3/1944. Deputy Military Secretary.
Joined Brigade 21-Jan-44.
Promotions W/S Lt 22/4/44. T/Captain 25/6/44.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered December 1964 in Paddington at the age of 41.
Home address 30a Minto Street, Edinburgh, Estancia Caledonia, San Eugenio, FCCA, Argentine.
Source table 1TS