Troughton Henry Leonard Captain 122656

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Name Troughton Henry Lionel
Army number 122656
Rank Captain
Date of birth 30/3/1914, Brentford, Middlesex. Mother's maiden name Duncan.
Age 0
Unit Joined the Royal Army Ordnance Corps - Commissioned as 2/Lt 18/3/1940. Served Iceland. Posted 70th Brigade HQ 5/12/1941 (replacing Lt G A Lester). Transferred to the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 1/10/1942 under the provisions of Army Council Instruction 1605/42. Posted to Ministry of Defence and served as Deputy Director, Projects and Research in the Military Vehicles and Engineering Establishment 1970-1974. Co-author of a paper in 1959 on Multi-fuel high speed diesel engines etc.
Company/Battery 70th Brigade HQ
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Officer - Mechanical Engineering - 4th Class. Brigade Ordnance Officer.
Joined Brigade 5/12/1941.
Promotions W/S Lt. Captain.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 26/12/1993 aged 79 in North East Hampshire.
Home address Son of Henry James Troughton and Minnie Troughton (nee Duncan). Married Dorothy Janet Louie Webb at Hendon, Middlesex, on 17/8/1940.
Source table 70BG