Brown William Lyle Capt 74826
Name Brown William Lyle
Army number 74826
Decorations D.S.O. gazetted 13/1/1944.
Date of birth Born 10/8/1911 - registered in Berwick, Northumberland. Mother's maiden surname Fraser.
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