Raine John Goodburn Major 7993
Name Raine John Goodburn
Army number 7993
Decorations Military Cross. Territorial Decoration.
Date of birth
Unit The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a 2/Lt 28/3/1917. Served 4th Bn DLI. Posted 15th Bn 15/10/1917. Re-entered 8th Bn DLI 24/12/1920. TA Reserve 26/9/1934. Employed at embodiment on 24/8/1939 as Major. Re-called to 8th Bn DLI. Commanded Gilesgate Company. Served B.E.F. Wounded in Air Attack on Givenchy. Posted 10th Bn DLI 9/7/1940. Posted No 4 ITC 21/9/1940. Posted SAQC North Riding 21/9/1940.
Company/Battery Bn HQ, C, S Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit 15 Platoon, Pioneer Platoon.
Task or role MTO, Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 09-Jul-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/1/42, T/Major. Local Lt. Colonel. Hon Capt 1946 on retirement.
Wounded Yes - Givenchy May 1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 16/4/1966 at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle.
Home address Son of Henry Angus Raine and Jane Ann Raine. Bank Clerk. The Cottage, Dalton, Northumberland. His medals are held in the DLI Museum's collection.
Source table 10DLI
The only evidence of his service within 70th Infantry Brigade is that found on his Card in the McGregor Index.