Ford John Gunner 6283465
Name Ford John
Army number 6283465
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the East Kent Regiment (The Buffs) 2/12/1926. Posted to the ? Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Artillerym15/11/1941 and posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment. Posted to the 89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 17/2/1943. Posted to the 85th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 1/9/1943 and 1/11/1943 (gap not explained on Card). Posted to the 56th Independent Light Anti-Aircraft Battery 16/5/1944. Served Normandy? Posted to 144th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, 56th Battery, 27/11/1944. Posted to the 56th Independent Light Anti-Aircraft Battery 7/2/1945. Returned to the UK. Posted to the R.A. Depot (Coastal Artillery and Anti-Aircraft Wing) 3/3/1945. Posted 56th Independent Light Anti-Aircraft Battery 27/3/1945. Posted 148th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 13/8/1945. Release Y List (4) 27/9/1945. Relegated to the Z (T) Reserve 22/11/1945. Demobilised. Discharged from Reserve as overage 1954.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address No family information yet.
Information on this Page has been extracted from the Royal Artillery Tracer Card found for this soldier on Ancestry.co.uk