Davies Kenneth Harold T/Captain REME 277365.

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Name Davies Kenneth Harold
Army number 277365
Rank T/Captain
Decorations Military Cross (North West Europe) gazetted 27/2/1945 (supplement dated 1/3/1945).
Date of birth Research suggests his birth took place on 4/3/1918 and was registered in Q2 1918 in Northwich, Cheshire - mother's maiden surname Maddock.
Unit Posted as Cadet to OCTU. Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers on 22/5/1943. Joined 70 Brigade Workshops as an E.M.E. on 22/9/1943. Left the Workshop on posting to 70 Brigade HQ - possibly as Brigade E.M.E. - on 16/1/1944. Subsequently (possibly on the disbandment of 70 Brigade in August 1944) posted to 56 Brigade, which succeeded 70 Brigade as the Junior Brigade of 49 Division. Posted to Regular Army Reserve of Officers.
Company/Battery 70 Brigade Workshops REME.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role E.M.E.
Joined Brigade
Promotions On 28/8/1953 promoted from Lt (War Substantive Captain) from an Emergency Commission to be a Captain with the honorary rank of Major.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Research indicates his death was recorded in July 2003, aged 85, in Cheshire East.
Home address No firm family information as yet. A possible marriage was traced during research in Q1 1942 at Birkenhead to Lesley E C Norman (to be confirmed).
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Research also showed Captain Davies on ship passenger lists and immigration records - arriving from South America (Buenos Aires) in London on 16/8/1951 aboard the Highland Monarch.