Trail John Harman Lt 90600
Name Trail John Harman
Army number 90600
Decorations M.B.E. 1/1/1945. Territorial Efficiency Decoration 20/6/1950.
Date of birth 21/11/1904.
Age 92 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Commissioned as a Lt in the 8th Battalion 28/6/1939. Embodied 24/8/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI 1/9/39 and immediately attached to 70th Brigade HQ. Served B.E.F. Evacuated via Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Posted to the 14th Battalion DLI 26/10/1942. DAA and QMG 4/4/1942. Attached to 49th Division HQ while Major Bryce on leave. Released as Honorary Major. TARO - Captain 1/9/1948. Ceased TARO liability 1/1/1955.
Company/Battery 70th Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Brigade HQ - Staff Captain. DAA and QMG. 49th Division DAQMG May 1942.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions A/Captain 1/9/1939. T/Captain 1/12/1939. A/Major 4/4/1942. W/S Captain and T/Major 19/4/1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered April 1997, Newcastle upon Tyne.
Home address Son of John and Clara B. Trail of 21 Grosvenor Place, Newcastle upon Tyne. Educated Royal Grammar School and Durham School.
Source table 11DLI