Lang Thomas Melville Capt 87009
Name Lang Thomas Melville
Army number 87009
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Unit Cadet Corporal Kelvinside Academy OTC. Joined the Highland Light Infantry - TA - commissioned as a 2/Lt 19/4/1939. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 21/6/1940. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. With the Residue in Normandy 6/5/44 - rejoined 11th Battalion 13/7/1944. With the Battalion on disbandment 26/8/1944. Attached to the 2nd Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment.
Company/Battery E, B, S, HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role O.C., Company Commander 19/4/1942.
Joined Brigade 21-Jun-40
Promotions W/S Lt & T/Capt 1/12/40, T/Maj 13/5/45.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not known.
Source table 11DLI
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