Maughan Hilton Simmonds A/Capt 31432
Name Maughan Hilton Simmonds (?Simmons)
Army number 31432
Date of birth January 1895.
Unit During World War One Served at Pte - 18th Bn DLI - Regimental Number TR5/68695. Discharged on being commissioned. Commissioned as 2/Lt in the 3rd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers - 25/4/1916. Relinquished Commission 1/4/1920. RARO 16/11/1923. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as Lt in the 12th Battalion and embodied 24/8/1939. Attended Officers' School 15/9/1939 to 6/11/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 20/12/1939. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish 1/2/1940. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War. Repatriated to the UK. Relinquished Commission 6/6/1946 on age grounds as Hon Captain.
Company/Battery Bn HQ, C Coy 18/3/1940. A Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Assistant Adjutant 6/11/1939, Company Commander.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions A/Captain 6/11/1939.
Prisoner of War Oflag VIB, O9A/Z Rotenburg Fulda, PoW Number 325.
Died/Killed in action Died 21/5/1963, Northumberland.
Home address Educated Newmarket Cadet School. Lived at Rose Villa, West Ryton-on-Tyne. Worked as a Salesman. Married Miss Davison.
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