Watson Fred 2/Lt 138541

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Name Watson Fred
Army number 138541
Rank 2/Lt
Decorations T.E.M. 24/11/1953
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 4/7/1940. Posted to No 4 ITC Brancepeth 6/7/1940. Posted and joined 10th Bn DLI 10/7/1940. Served Iceland. Left 10th Bn by January 1942. Posted 30th Bn DLI by May 1942. Transferred to the Royal Army Ordnance Corps (Admin) 27/10/1942. Unemployed list 1945 as Hon Captain
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Signals Officer.
Joined Brigade 9/7/1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI

It is believed that 2/Lt Watson was described as "L" Watson in the War Diary - and that this was a typing error.