Sweetnam Thomas Joseph T/Captain 123364

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Name Sweetnam Thomas Joseph
Army number 123364
Rank Temporary Captain.
Date of birth 14/12/1907 Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Unit Commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the RASC 16/3/1940. Posted 70 Brigade Company RASC 6/7/1942. Posted to attached Workshops Officer pool Holding Company No.1 RASC Mobilisation Centre. Resigned Commission on the grounds of ill-health 22/1/1943 - cancelled 13/4/1943. Resigned Commission on the grounds of ill-health 13/4/1944 - gazetted 14/4/1944. From Emergency Commission to be Captain 14/11/1951 - gazetted 26/2/1952. Resigned Commission 31/8/1958, retaining the rank of Captain - gazetted 24/10/1958.
Company/Battery 70 Brigade Company RASC.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Workshops Officer.
Joined Brigade 6/7/1942.
Promotions War Substantive lieutenant.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action December 1972 at Chesterfield, aged 65.
Home address Living at Hemsworth aged 3 in the 1911 census. Graduated as a Mechanical Engineer 1928. Married Lily Harrop, Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire Q2 1946.
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