Peartree Colin Barrow 2/Lt 103542
Name Peartree Colin Barrow
Army number 103542
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth 1917, Epping District. Mother's maiden surname Barrow.
Unit Enlisted in the Honourable Artillery Company. Cadet at No 162 OCTU. 3 (V) Company, The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 14/1/1940. Posted No 4 ITC, Brancepeth and attached to the 10th Bn DLI 6/2/1940. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI 21/2/1940. Served B.E.F. ? Served Iceland? Served Normandy. Evacuated to 146 Fd Amb 18/6/1944 (presumably sick or wounded). Posted to No 4 ITC, Brancepeth. Left ITC by 1/12/1944. Attended No 5 Formation College, Luton Hoo. Unemployed list 1946 as Honorary Major.
Company/Battery S Company, Battalion HQ, D Company, B Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Movement Control 6/1940. OC, Adjutant, Duty Officer, Adjutant.
Joined Brigade 06-Feb-40.
Promotions A/Captain 4/3/1942, T/Captain 4/6/1942, W/S Captain and T/Major 20/2/1946.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 21/2/2010 at Stevenage, Herts, aged 92.
Home address Son of George Thomas Peartree and Beatrice Barrow. Husband of Deirdre A Hort - married June 1964, Chelsea.
Source table 10DLI
Mentioned as a B Company Officer by Mr Vane Dyson.