Ramsden Edward Captain 59106

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Name Ramsden Edward
Army number 59106
Rank Captain
Decorations M.C. 1/9/1919, M.i.D. 22/6/1915, 4/1/1917, 20/5/1918.
Date of birth 7/8/1890, Baptised 14/9/1890.
Age 0
Unit 12th Lancers - Commissioned as 2/Lt 23/2/1910, Resigned Commission 2/3/1919. Captain - National Defence Company TA Reserve 12/8/1939, Embodied 24/8/1939, 13th Bn Durham Light Infantry up to March 1940, Trf to Reserve on age grounds 1941, Home Guard - posted 11th Bn Durham Home Guard - in command - 1/3/1942, Relinquished Commission 2/4/1949 as Hon Major.
Company/Battery 41st National Defence Company as at 3/9/1939, Bn HQ 11th Durham Home Guard
Platoon or other sub-unit E Company 41st NDC.
Task or role Company Commander, Battalion Commander.
Joined Brigade 3/9/1939
Promotions Lt 1/2/1911, Captain 7/3/1917, T/Major 20/9/1940, Lt Col 1/3/1942
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered May 1985, Claro District.
Home address Son of John Taylor and Fanny Ramsden. Father a Brewer. Educated Eton and Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. J P 1943, High Sheriff 1944.
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