MacLagan Ambrose Captain 138008

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Name MacLagan Ambrose
Army number 138008
Rank Captain
Date of birth 7/12/1910.
Age 0
Unit Cadet at Sandhurst OCTU 1940. Emergency Commission in the Black Watch as 2/Lt 4/7/1940, Posted 1 TS 10/1/1940 (this date - from Officer Returns - may be in error and should perhaps have been 10/7/1940). Served Iceland. Normandy. Wounded 1/7/44. Ceased to be employed 29/12/1945 and granted the Honorary rank of Captain.
Company/Battery Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Anti-Tank Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander 1/2/1943.
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed but probably Summer 1940.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/1/1942. T/Captain 22/8/1942.
Wounded 1/7/1944 at Rauray.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered March 1994 in Exeter at the age of 83.
Home address Electoral Registers show him as living in Barnet or Hendon between 1933 and 1937. He and his wife were at 46, Ash Tree Dell, Wembley in 1938 and 1939. 1947 - 16, Midholm Close, Golders Green, NW 11, c/o National Provincial Bank, 32, Cornmarket St. Oxford. Married Miss Nancy Violet Clements (born 1914) Q3 1937, Hampstead, Middlesex.
Source table 1TS