Dempster Robert Pte 4458042
Name Dempster Robert
Army number 4458042/137371
Date of birth Research suggests his birth was 2/10/1912 - registered Q4 1912 - mother's maiden name Greer.
Unit Served in the ranks of DLI T no enlistment date. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Trf Black Watch 1/2/1940, Posted 1 TS. Posted to 165 OCTU (23.2 R F). Discharged under King's Regulations 1935 para 383 (xvii) 21/8/40 on being commissioned. Emergency Commission as 2/Lt in the Black Watch 22/6/1940. Attended Winter Warfare School, Akureyri. Posted 1 TS 22/3/1943. Trf Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Posted 4th Battalion. Posted 7th Battalion A & SH, BAOR. Records to NSRW. Commissioned as Captain in the TA 25/9/1947. TARO Captain 2/2/1951. Ceased TARO liability 5/1/1963 and granted the Honorary rank of Captain.
Company/Battery Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit 4 Platoon 24/1/1944.
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939
Promotions 2/Lt 22/6/40, Lt 22/12/41, T/Captain 27/10/42.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death was registered December 1982, Newcastle-upon-Tyne at the age of 70.
Home address 46, Moorside, Fenham, Newcastle
Source table 1TS