Douglas John Cpl 3053341

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Name Douglas John
Army number 3053341
Rank Corporal.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots, attested 27/1/1932, as a Territorial, for a 4 year engagement initially. Re-enlisted? Transferred to the Black Watch 4/10/1940, BW358/4/98, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Wounded. Posted to the ? Battalion of the Black Watch on the disbandment of the Brigade. Transfered to the A Reserve D49. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve (no date given).
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifle Section Commander.
Joined Brigade 4/10/1940.
Promotions None known beyond Corporal.
Wounded Yes – reported wounded North West Europe but exact date not recorded.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 6, Coatfield Lane, Leith, Edinburgh.
Source table 1TS