Calderwood Kenneth Parker Pte 96157

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Name Calderwood Kenneth Parker
Army number 96157
Rank Pte
Decorations M.C. 19/10/1944
Date of birth 12/10/1911 at Sedgefield, County Durham.
Age 0
Unit Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - enlisted as 4272672 - posted 5th Bn. Posted 410 Coy (53 S/Light Regt). Trf Durham Light Infantry 27/4/39. Posted 12th Bn DLI 25/8/39. Commissioned 26/8/39 as 2/Lt in the Black Watch. Attended Wireless Telegraphy Course 18/9/1939. Battalion became 1 TS from 1/2/1940. B.E.F. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Posted 10th Bn Black Watch - probably on disbandment of the Battalion. Demobilised 1945. TARO Black Watch 1/9/48 as Major.
Company/Battery A Coy 18/3/1940. B Coy 20/3/1941. HQ Company - 27/1/1942. B Company during 1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit HQ - 4 Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander. Company 2i/c. Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 25/8/1939.
Promotions W/S Lt 15/12/40, T/Capt 15/12/40, W/S Captain and T/Major 29/9/44.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered October 1989 at Leeds.
Home address Southways, Durham Road, Low Fell. 55 Percy Park, Tynemouth, Northumberland. Married Miss Dunn September 1939 - Newcastle upon Tyne.
Source table 1TS