Robson George Leslie Lt 28607

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Name Robson George Leslie
Army number 28607
Rank Lt
Date of birth 5/3/1906 - Sunderland. Registered Q2 1906.
Unit The Durham Light Infantry (TA) - Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the 7th Bn 26/3/1924. TA Reserve 26/7/1931. TA Reserve General List 10/12/1936. Reserve of 7th Bn. Posted 10th Bn and reported 10/11/39. Returned to Active List as Lt (TA) 2/12/1939. Attached to 2nd Bn DLI for a month on 7/1/1940. Served B.E.F. Served Iceland. Posted No 4 ITC by October 1941. Attached 30th Bn DLI by December 1941. Posted to 30th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (TA) as Lt 26/3/1942. Released as Hon Major 1946.
Company/Battery B Company 10th DLI while with B.E.F. A Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role 2 i/c.
Joined Brigade 10-Nov-39.
Promotions Acting Captain 5/12/39, T/Captain 1/6/1940, W/S Captain and T/Major 25/12/1945.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 1992, aged 86, Northallerton.
Home address Born 1906. Son of George William Robson - 9, The Elms West, Sunderland. Educated Malvern College. Address - Oakhurst, Grey Road, Sunderland.
Source table 10DLI

An Acquittance Roll signed by Captain Robson shows him to have been in command of B Company in France in 1940.