Houghton Oswald Frank Gunner 1447024

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Name Houghton Oswald Frank
Army number 1447024
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 General Staff Corps 22/3/1939. Underwent Basic Training - probably at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to the Royal Artillery. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment - date not known. Served Normandy. Posted to 9 Reinforcement Holding Unit 15/1/1945. Posted to 31 Reinforcement Holding Unit 13/2/1945. Returned to 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 14/3/1945. Posted to X List (2) 21st Army Group 28/4/1945. Returned to 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 9/5/1945. Returned to the UK. Release Y 20/1/1946. Relegated to Z/T Reserve 6/4/1946. 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.