Keens Richard Irving Pte 5389558

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Name Keens Richard Irving
Army number 5389558
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Oxford and Buckinghamshire L I, Re-enlisted DLI 6/5/1939, R, Posted ? Bn DLI, Trf Black Watch 16/7/1940, Posted 1 TS, (BW Book 358/ON/8(32)/75), Trf R.E.M.E. 12/11/42, Auth:- Part II Order 1 TS 104/42, O i/c Recs ADM/A2/29 dated 31/10/42, REME Tracer Card does not cover the 1942 period. Recalled to the Colours - REME Depot 24/8/1950, Posted 5 Medium UK Workshops 20/8/1950, 73 List 21/9/1950, Posted Depot 22/11/1950, Release Section B 29/11/1950, Ref REME Book 358 5/6/21.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 16/7/1940, though possibly earlier, depending on DLI Battalion postings.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 1TS

Some confusion existed over the Regimental Number for this man. He appears in the DLI Enlistment Book as 5989558.