Mowat J A S 2nd Lieutenant 289167

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Name Mowat John Alistair Stevenson
Army number 289167.
Rank 2nd Lieutenant.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards
Date of birth Born April 1922. Registered Q2 1922 at Boston, Lincolnshire. Mother's maiden surname Stevenson.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Granted an Emergency Commission in the Corps of Royal Engineers as a 2nd Lieutenant 15/8/1943 from OCTU - gazetted 8/10/1943. Posted to 294th Field Company, Royal Engineers. Posted to 289th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers. Served Normandy.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Details awaited.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions War Substantive Lieutenant. From Emergency Commission made a Lieutenant 10/10/1947 in the Territorial Army. Promoted to Captain in the TA 4/10/1951. Moved from the Active List as a Captain 6/11/1952, retaining his seniority.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address Captain Mowat may well have been serving in the ranks of the Territorial Army at the time of the 1939 General Register, though this cannot be proved. Married Pamela F. Hunt in Uxbridge, Middlesex in Q3 1951.
Source table

Some information on this Page has been extracted from the Commemorative Booklet, prepared by Major Langley, covering the period from D-Day to VE Day in addition to that extracted from the War Diaries. There are issues around the possible duplication of names which remain to be clarified.