Ross Thomas Douglas Lt 148988

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Name Ross Thomas Douglas
Army number 148988
Rank Lt
Decorations D.S.O. Gazetted 26/4/1945, M.i.D.
Date of birth Registered Q 1 1909, Kidderminster, Worcestershire.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Black Watch 14/9/1940, Posted 1 TS. Served Iceland. Posted overseas 17/4/1942. Posted 2nd Black Watch 1942.
Company/Battery C Company, Bn HQ
Platoon or other sub-unit 1 TS - 15 (Reconnaissance/Ski) Platoon, 2 BW - Bn HQ
Task or role Platoon Commander, Intelligence Officer. OC, 2 i/c 2nd Black Watch.
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed but probably shortly after 14/9/1940.
Promotions W/S Lt 14/3/1942. W/S Captain. A/Major 2/1/1945. Given Short Service Commission in the Regular Army as a Major 1/9/1946 with seniority from 2/1/1945. Temporarily on the Unemployed List 13 - 23/2/1950. Relinquished Commission on completion of service with the Honorary Rank of Major 1/9/1954.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Electoral Registers show addresses in Kensington and Chelsea in 1934 and 1935 (24, Bywater Street and 57 Tregunter Road). 1947 - Boston House, Redditch, Worcestershire
Source table 1TS