Mackie John Rudd Lieutenant 138536

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Lt J R Mackie's CWGC headstone.
Lt J R Mackie's CWGC headstone.

Name Mackie John Rudd
Army number 138536
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations
Date of birth Born South Shields 1917.
Age 27
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 4/7/1940 following membership of 1st Cadet Bn DLI. Posted No 4 ITC 6/7/1940. Posted 10th Bn DLI 10/7/1940. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944.
Company/Battery S, A, C.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 10/7/1940.
Promotions W/S Lt. 4/1/1942.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44.
Home address Resident of South Shields. Son of John Rudd and Dorothy Blanche Mackie, husband of Olive Mackie, South Shields. Buried Grave XV. E. 9. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI


Lt Mackie was referred to very positively in the Imperial War Museum's interview with Sergeant George Dennis Elliott.