Walton Ambrose Captain 74371
Name Walton Ambrose
Army number 74371
Decorations T.D., Citoyen D'Honneur Vill de Mezidon-Canon, M.i.D. 8/11/1945
Date of birth 7/5/1909
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Comm as 2/Lt 9th Bn 2/3/1938, Embodied 24/8/1939, Trf Black Watch 20/12/1939, Posted 1 TS 1/2/1940, Company Commanders School 21/4/1940 to 18/5/1940 (causing him to miss the B.E.F. and Dunkirk period of action). Served Iceland. Attended Winter Warfare School, Akureyri. Posted 1st Bn Black Watch. Returned to 1 TS 2/7/1944. Served in BAOR. Released from service as Hon Major 1946. Lt Col 1/5/1947. TARO 1/3/1949. Lt Col commanding 607 LAA Regiment Royal Artillery (Territorial Service).
Company/Battery A Company. C Company. Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Commander. 2i/c 18/7/1944, Bn CO.
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions A/Captain 2/10/1939, W/S Lt and T/Captain 2/1/1940, W/S Captain 10/12/1941, T/Maj 26/4/43 and 19/7/44 later Lt Col Commanding 1 TS.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Son of Commander W H Walton RD RNR MBE 15, Albany Park Rd, Tynemouth, Educated Durham School. Brandling Park, Newcastle, 110 Osborne Court, Newcastle-upon-Tyne 2. Kirkville, Cottingwood Lane, Morpeth. Rating Valuer and Chartered Surveyor.
Source table 1TS