Crockett Douglas Raymond Vernon Lt 304129

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Name Crockett Douglas Raymond Vernon
Army number 304129
Rank Lt
Decorations M.C. Gazetted 24/5/1945 while with 5th Black Watch.
Date of birth 27/7/1923. Birth registered Q3 1923, Gravesend, Kent. Mother's maiden name Thorndike.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Wiltshire Regiment 31/12/1943. Attached to The Black Watch, posted 1 TS 2/7/1944. Normandy. With the Battalion on disbandment. Posted 5th Bn Black Watch. Transferred to The Black Watch as a War Substantive Lieutenant 29/9/1945.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 2/7/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 6/4/2007 at Beccles, Suffolk at the age of 84.
Home address Son of Walter Harold Edward Crockett and Dorothy Crockett (nee Thorndike). Married Florence S.M. Hazell, Q1 1944 at Trowbridge, Wiltshire.
Source table 1TS