Morant John Locke Straker 2/Lt 95524
Name Morant John Locke Straker
Army number 95524
Date of birth 10/9/1919.
Unit Commissioned in The Durham Light Infantry as 2/Lt 1/7/1939. Reported ITC 3/9/1939. Posted as ITC Instructor 24/9/1939. Attached 10th Bn DLI 26/10/1939. Posted 10th Bn DLI 26/3/1940. Posted 23rd Div Details Battalion. Posted 10th Bn DLI 21/6/1940. Served Iceland. Posted 70th Bn DLI 19/6/1943. Posted overseas. Posted 16th Bn DLI 16/12/1943.
Company/Battery HQ, C, D, 10 DLI
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role MTO, BTO, Duty Officer, Platoon Commander, Company 2 i/c.
Joined Brigade 26-Mar-40.
Promotions Lieutenant 1/1/1941. T/Capt 19/9/1943. Captain 1/7/1946.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address Admitted to hospital 11/2/1944, Rejoined unit, Hospital admission 4/10/1944, Rejoined unit. Thought to be the son of the Colonel of the Regiment.
Source table 10DLI