Howard Robert Walter Gunner 1130513

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Name Howard Robert Walter
Army number 1130513
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 Royal Artillery 23/10/1941. Underwent Basic Training. Posted to the 50th Anti-Tank Training Regiment. Posted to the 62nd Anti-Tank Regiment 13/5/1942. Under Part 2 Order 47/42, posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 5/8/1942. Served Normandy. Posted X List (2) H 21/10/1944. Posted Number 46 Reinforcement Holding Unit 1/11/1944. Posted Number 49 Reinforcement Holding Unit 9/11/1944. Posted Number 31 Reinforcement Holding Unit 20/11/1944. Posted 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 11/12/1944. Posted X List (II) 21st Army Group 24/4/1945. Posted Number 32 Reinforcement Holding Unit 5/6/1945. Posted Number 45 Reinforcement Holding Unit 13/7/1945. Posted to the 55th Anti-Tank Regiment 1/8/1945. Release List 867/46. Y Release 14/5/1946. Release 1220/46. Relegated to the Z/T Reserve 3/8/1946. Demobilised. Discharged from Reserve as Over Age 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.
Source table

Many of the Royal Artillery personnel pages have benefited from information drawn from the 1939-1945 RA Tracer Cards made available via