Fanning-Evans Claude Captain 39613
Name Fanning-Evans Claude
Army number 39613
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Unit Commissioned into The Durham Light Infantry - Regular Army - 1932. Posted to No 4 ITC. Posted 14th Bn DLI 3/1/1943. Posted 11th Bn DLI 6/9/1943. Posted to 101 Reinforcement Group 1/4/1944. Served Normandy. Posted 2nd Bn DLI - embarked 21/5/1945. Posted to 1st Battalion, DLI. Retired 12/9/1954. Ceased to be a member of the Reserve of Officers 17/8/1957 on age grounds.
Company/Battery 14th D Coy. 11th Battalion - HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Commander. 2nd Battalion Company 2 i/c.
Joined Brigade 06-Sep-43.
Promotions Major 27/5/1945.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action date of death not yet confirmed.
Home address Son of Major Thomas Fanning-Evans. Married Elizabeth Frederica Amesbury Vivian 17/7/1947.
Source table 11DLI
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