Husband William Allan 2/Lt 94887
Name Husband William Allan
Army number 94887
Decorations Territorial Efficiency Decoration - Gazetted 18/9/1951.
Date of birth 23/4/1908.
Age Aged 84 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry (TA) - commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 8th Battalion 16/8/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39. Intelligence Course 11/39. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War. Repatriated and released as Honorary Lieutenant 1945. Active List as Lt in The DLI 11/4/1945 (with seniority from 16/2/1941). Seconded as Secretary to the Durham University UTC 23/6/1948. TARO DLI 1/10/1950. Ceased TARO liability on age grounds 28/6/1958.
Company/Battery HQ Coy, D Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions W/S Lt 16/2/1941.
Prisoner of War O6B/O7B Eichstatt - Number 539
Died/Killed in action Died 20/1/1993 at Westbury on Trym aged 84. Death registered in January 1993 in Bristol. Probate granted at Bristol Registry 20/5/1993.
Home address In the 1911 Census, aged 2, he lived with his parents (George and Lily), and sister Margaret at 79 Warwick Street, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne. Educated Rutherford College, College of Commerce, Newcastle, and at London University.
Source table 11DLI