Keymer Bernard Rudolf 2/Lt 124220

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Name Keymer Bernard Rudolf
Army number 124220
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth 31/5/1907
Age 75 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the Duke of Wellington's Regiment - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 9/3/1940.  ?Attached 11th Battalion DLI 21/6/1940. Served Iceland. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 30/7/1941 as a 2/Lt. Posted to No 4 Infantry Training Centre Brancepeth 1/12/1941 - joined 8/12/1941. Posted to No 16 A.T.S. Training Centre by January 1942. Posted back to No 4 ITC by 4/3/1942. Posted to 30th Battalion DLI by 10/4/1942. Posted to 17th Battalion DLI. Posted Overseas. Employed with King's African Rifles 10/6/1943. Unemployed list as Honorary Captain 1945.
Company/Battery C Company, Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer, Motor Transport Officer.
Joined Brigade 21-Jun-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 9/9/1941, T/Captain 1/9/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered March 1983, Southampton.
Home address Son of Reverend Bernard William Keymer MA of St Marks Lodge, South Farnborough, Hants. Educated Marlborough.
Source table 11DLI