Peartree Colin Barrow 2/Lt 103542

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Name Peartree Colin Barrow
Army number 103542
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth 1917, Epping District. Mother's maiden surname Barrow.
Age 0
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, Bn HQ, D.
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.
Wounded
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