Tatham Meaburn Roden Lt 148996

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Captain Tatham as a young man.
Captain Tatham as a young man.

Name Tatham Meaburn Roden
Army number 148996
Rank Lt
Date of birth 17/7/1916 at Northcourt House, Abingdon - mother's maiden name Roden.
Age 0
Unit Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Black Watch 14/9/1940, Posted 1 TS. Served Iceland. Attended Winter Warfare School at Akureyri and returned to the Battalion on 21/3/1942. Posted ITC Perth Oct 1943. Posted Italy June 1944. Service with Special Operations Executive. Special Operations Burma, Meerut.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed but probably shortly after 14/9/1940.
Promotions Captain Jan 1945
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29/3/2013 at Morden College, Blackheath, aged 96. Obituary appeared in The Times on 3/4/2013.
Home address Educated at Brunnaker School, King's Norton, Eton College, and Balliol College, Oxford. 111, Middleton Hall Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, Ardnacombe, Kings Norton, Birmingham. 3, St John's Park, Blackheath. Morden College, Blackheath.
Source table 1TS

For a Web Page describing Lt Tatham's acting career please click here.

For his entry on the Special Force Roll of Honour please click here.

For Lt Tatham's Obituary on page 6 of the Westcombe News please click here.

Image of Meaburn Roden Tatham in the 1990's

For a very detailed Family History - giving far more information that we are able to include in the layout above, please click here.

For a note within the Family History Website of the interment of Lt Tatham's ashes please click here.