Simpson Douglas 2/Lt 112958

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Name Simpson Douglas
Army number 112958
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth 18/12/1918
Age 0
Unit Served in the ranks - no details. Posted to Sandhurst as an Officer Cadet. West Yorkshire Regiment - Commissioned as a 2/Lt 31/12/1939. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry. Reported to 6th Bn DLI 31/7/1940. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI 11/9/1940. Served Iceland. Attended Divisional Battle School. Left Battalion by 1/6/1943. Subsequently served in KOYLI 12/4/1947, Retired 1973.
Company/Battery B Company
Platoon or other sub-unit Recce Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 11-Sep-40.
Promotions Lt 1/7/41, Captain (KOYLI) 12.4.1947. Major 31/12/1952. Lieutenant Colonel.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI

The common nature of the name has made it difficult to identify Lt Col Simpson in respect of genealogical information.