Dyson Robert Stanley 2/Lt 121608
Name Dyson Robert Stanley
Army number 121608
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth Born 1921.
Unit Joined the Duke of Wellington's Regiment - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 9/3/1940. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 11th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Served Iceland - First reinforcements. Posted overseas 7/6/1942. Attached to the Indian Army - R.I.A.S.C. - subsequently with R.I.N.
Company/Battery A, E.
Platoon or other sub-unit Recce Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander, 2i/c, Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 21-Jun-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 9/9/1941.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet traced.
Home address Electoral Registration shows him living with his parents in 1935 at 71 Brockholes Lane, in the Colne Valley and in 1945 he is shown as discharged from the Forces and living at 83, Station Road, Brockholes, Holmfirth, West Yorks. A marriage to Laura Johnson took place in Ripon (then West Yorkshire) in Q4 1936. (All this domestic information to be confirmed as being Lt Dyson). Indian Army List Oct 1944 and October 1946.
Source table 11DLI