Prickett Antony John Cecil Major 53693

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Name Prickett Antony John Cecil
Army number 53693
Rank Major
Date of birth 14/9/1912, Chelsea, London. Mother's maiden name Kerr Clark.
Age 0
Unit Gentleman Cadet at Sandhurst. Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the Royal Norfolk Regiment 1/9/1932. Posted 70th Brigade HQ 28/2/1942. Posted to Washington, USA as G.2. S.D. & T. 21/8/1942. Retired 14/6/1967.
Company/Battery 70th Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Brigade Major vice Major Roper.
Joined Brigade 28-Feb-42.
Promotions Lt 1/9/1935. Captain 1/9/1940. W/S Major. Major 1/7/1946. Brevet Lt Colonel 1/7/1952. Lt Colonel. T/Colonel. Colonel 21/11/1956 with seniority from 7/4/1956. Brigadier 1/1/1961. Supernumerary to Establishment 23/11/1962.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 12/10/1985 in the New Forest, Hampshire, at the age of 73.
Home address Son of Admiral Cecil Burnaby Prickett and Gwladys Kerr Clark. Married Rachel Adelaide Cole 25/10/1939 at Sprowston, Norwich, Norfolk. Divorced 1948.
Source table 70BG

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