Marley Cuthbert David Lt/Col 25011

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Name Marley Cuthbert David
Army number 25011
Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Decorations D.S.O, M.B.E., T.D. MiD.
Date of birth 23/7/1897
Unit Inns of Court OTC 4/10/1915, Durham Light Infantry - 2/Lt 5th DLI 25/1/1916, Served on the Western Front 17/7/1916 - 4/5/1917 and 15/4/1918 - 11/11/1918. Posted 1/5/Bn DLI (54 S/L Regt) in command 1/10/1938, Posted 10th Bn DLI 24/8/1939 on embodiment, CO from 12/2/1940, Served B.E.F. Served Iceland. Released 11/10/1944 as Hon Brigadier. Honorary Colonel 589 Searchlight Regiment 16/4/1947. Relinquished post 15/4/1952 on expiry of tenure.
Company/Battery Bn HQ
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Battalion Commander
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Wounded ARRAS 23/4/1917.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 24-Apr-60
Home address Son of Thomas William Marley of Darlington and his wife, Alice. Educated Durham School. Marton Grove, Darlington. Cote House, Woodlands Road, Darlington.
Source table 10DLI