Wares Hugh Montgomerie 2/Lt 138523

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Hugh Montgomerie Wares and his wife Janet.
Hugh Montgomerie Wares and his wife Janet.

Name Wares Hugh Montgomerie
Army number 138523
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth Born 10/6/1913. Birth registered Q2 1913, South Shields. Mother's maiden surname Rankin.
Age 0
Unit 1st Cadet Battalion DLI 12/6/1935 - Captain at the time of the 1939 General Register. Commissioned into The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 4/7/1940. Reported to No 4 I.T.C. Brancepeth 6/7/1940. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI 9/7/1940 - Joined 10/7/1940. Served Iceland. Left 10th Bn by 11/2/1942. Posted to the 1st Cadet Battalion as Adjutant. Unemployed list before July 1942.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 10-Jul-40.
Promotions W/S Lt 4/1/1942.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died June 1984, South Shields. Probate granted 31/8/1984, Newcastle Registry.
Home address Married Janet McDonald (1914 - 1975) Q1 1939 South Shields, and lived at 16A North Avenue, South Shields at the time of the 1939 General Register. Director of a Builders' Merchant.
Source table 10DLI

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