Humphries Sidney 2/Lt 130030

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Name Humphries Sidney
Army number 130030
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations None so far as is known, beyond WW2 service medals.
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age 0
Unit Joined the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 18/5/1940. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 21/6/1940. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland. Attached to the Pioneer Corps 31/5/1943 as a W/S Lt.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 21-Jun-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 18/5/41. T/Capt 2/2/44. Major (date not yet 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 known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 11DLI

No trace of Lt Humphries was found in the Royal Pioneer Corps records at their Museum Archive.

His original notice of commissioing in The London Gazette shows his forename as "Sidney" although other source used "Sydney". Despite using both variants of spelling details of his family and genealogical information have not yet been traced.