Stock Ian Heath Lt 253976

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Name Stock Ian Heath
Army number 253976
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations M.C. 3/5/1945
Date of birth 23/8/1915
Age 0
Unit Served 6 months embodied service with Perak Battalion FMS volunteer Force. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - enlisted early 1941. Posted 14th Bn DLI. Emergency Commission in the DLI as a 2/Lt 4/12/1942. Posted to, and joined, 10th Bn DLI 10/12/1942. With Battalion on disbandment. Transferred to the Leicester Regiment following Battalion disbandment. Posted 1st Bn Leicester Regt. Wounded 1/4/1945. Served in Palestine post-War with 3rd Division. Unemployed list 1946. Relinquished Commission as Hon Major 29/9/1951.
Company/Battery C, D, HQ, Bn HQ, S.
Platoon or other sub-unit Mortar Platoon.
Task or role Duty Officer, Mortar Officer 1/1943, Intelligence Officer 2/1943, OC.
Joined Brigade 10-Dec-42.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/6/1943, T/Captain 1/5/1944, W/S Captain and T/Major 15/11/1944.
Wounded 1/4/1945.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 5/4/1975, Kensington, London.
Home address Beech House, Whickham (1968). Younger brother of P D H Stock, also of 10th Battalion. Married Elizabeth (Betty) Bell.
Source table 10DLI