Brown William Lyle Capt 74826

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Name Brown William Lyle
Army number 74826
Rank Captain
Decorations D.S.O. gazetted 13/1/1944.
Date of birth Born 10/8/1911 - registered in Berwick, Northumberland. Mother's maiden surname Fraser.
Age 0
Unit Commissioned in the Royal Army Medical Corps (TA). Attached to The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 8th Bn DLI 1939. Posted to the 11th Bn DLI 1/9/39. Served B.E.F. Served Iceland. Posted to the 187th Field Ambulance while in Iceland. Posted to Italy in command of a Field Ambulance 1943. Retired 1977.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Regimental Medical Officer.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions Lt 21/3/38, Captain 21/3/1939, T/Major 25/2/1941, W/S Major and T/Lt Col 25/8/43.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death 24-May-81. Probate granted 25/8/1981, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Home address Married Ethel Gascoigne Q4 1943 in Tynemouth. Died at home, White Ridge, The Wyndling, in Bamburgh.
Source table 11DLI