Hough John Noble Pte 4455868

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Name Hough John Noble
Army number 4455868
Rank Pte
Date of birth 16/7/1919 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (to be confirmed).
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, T, 15/5/1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Embodied 1/9/1939. Trf Black Watch 1/2/1940, Posted 1 TS. Served Iceland?. Served Normandy? Trf Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, Posted 11th Bn A & S H. Trf Royal Army Service Corps 15/2/45, Auth: Part II Order 11 A & S H/ 10/45. Class Z Army Reserve 22/5/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research indicates death registered May 1996 in Llanelli, Dyfed.
Home address In 1947 he lived at 1, Station House, Lamesley, County Durham. Married Joan Patricia Arnold in Llanelli in Q3 1945.
Source table 1TS

As with the two or three other men transferred to the RASC on the same day, the RASC Books record them as having transferred from the Black Watch. This is thought to have been an error, as their transfer authority is a Part Two Order from 11th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. The men did, of course, serve in the Black Watch while they were with 1st Tyneside Scottish.

None of the military records include his middle name - this was found via genealogical research.