Hooker Henry Gunner 5053707

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Name Hooker Henry
Army number 5053707
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the North Staffordshire Regiment 20/6/1940. Underwent Basic Training and various postings - details not yet known. Transferred to the Royal Artillery - date not known. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 26/3/1944. Served Normandy. Posted X List (2) H 24/8/1944 (thought to be hospital treatment). Posted to 37 Reinforcement Holding Unit 4/10/1944. Posted to 42 Reinforcement Holding Unit 20/10/1944. Posted to Number 2 Armoured Reinforcement Unit Royal Armoured Corps 3/11/1944. Posted 37 Reinforcement Holding Unit. Posted to 48 Reinforcement Holding Unit 4/11/1944. Posted 46 Reinforcement Holding Unit 30/11/1944. Posted X List (2) H 49 Reinforcement Holding Unit 6/12/1944. Posted 39 Reinforcement Holding Unit 12/12/1944. Posted X List (IV) 21st Army Group 31/3/1945. Returned to the UK. Posted to the Royal Artillery Depot 18/10/1945. Posted to 53rd Field Holding Regiment 9/1/1946. Unit Release. Y Release 24/1/1946. Relegated to the Z/T Reserve 4/4/1946. Demobilised.
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.
Source table

Much of the information on this Page was extracted from the soldier’s Royal Artillery Tracer Card – held on Ancestry.co.uk.