Brown Peyton Allan Southey 2/Lt 138948
Name Brown Peyton Allan Southey
Army number 138948
Decorations M.i.D. 22/3/1945
Date of birth 20/9/1918 Luton District. Mother's maiden name Clark.
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 29/6/1940. No 4 I.T.C. 4/7/1940. Posted 10th Bn DLI 10/7/1940. Iceland. Normandy. Evacuated wounded to No 10 Casualty Clearing Station 17/6/1944. Attached Royal Pioneer Corps?, Posted 6 PoW Camp Doncaster. Released from Army Service 1946.
Company/Battery S Company, A Company, D Company, C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Anti-Tank Platoon. 7 Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander. Duty Officer. Weapon Training Officer.
Joined Brigade 10-Jul-40
Promotions W/S Lt 29/12/41.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 13/6/2005 aged 86. Death registered June 2005, Bodmin, Cornwall.
Home address Son of Frederick Arthur Brown and Irene Warren Brown (nee Clark). Married 6/6/1946 in Chichester to Doreen Bartholemew. Walebridge. Corn Merchant.
Source table 10DLI
No card found for this Officer within the McGregor Card Index at Durham County Record Office. No trace yet within Royal Pioneer Corps records.