Corthorn Harry REME 2/Lt 304544

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Name Corthorn Harry
Army number 304544
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations Chevalier of the Order of Leopold II with Palm. Croix de Guerre with Palm (both gazetted 23/9/1947).
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Cadet at 206 OCTU. Commissioned as a 2/Lt into the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 8/1/1944 (gazetted 3/3/1944). Posted 70 Brigade Workshops 8/1/1944. Served Normandy? From Emergency Commission to be Lieutenant 1/1/1947 (gazetted 6/5/1947). From Active List to be Captain (Short Service Commission) retaining seniority (gazetted 7/11/1952). From Reserve of Officers Class II to be Captain 1/1/1955 retaining seniority (gazetted 1/3/1955). Relinquished Commission with effect from 1/7/1959 and granted the Honorary rank of Captain (gazetted 16/2/1962).
Company/Battery 70 Brigade Workshops.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role E.M.E.
Joined Brigade
Promotions W/S Lieutenant. Captain 8/1/1950 (gazetted 3/2/1950).
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
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