Gill Ronald 2/Lt 92390

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Name Gill Ronald
Army number 92390
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth Born County Durham 1914.
Age 28
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as 2/Lt in the 6th Bn 19/7/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted 10th Bn DLI 3/9/1939. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 28/6/1944.
Company/Battery Bn HQ, B (Assumed command 20/6/1942).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Intelligence Officer, Coy 2 i/c, OC.
Joined Brigade 03-Sep-39
Promotions W/S Lt 17/11/1940, T/Captain 17/11/1940, T/Major 21/9/1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 28-Jun-44
Home address Resident of County Durham. Educated Wolsingham Grammar School. Bank Clerk, Barclays, Front St. Wolsingham. Son of John Joseph and Ann Gill, Crook. Ranked as Major at the time of his death. Buried Grave III. D. 3. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 10DLI

To see the details of the Wolsingham Grammar School War Memorials on which Major Gill is commemorated please click here and here.