Wilson Edward Desmond Deane Captain 58199
Name Wilson Edward Desmond Deane
Army number 58199
Date of birth 24-Dec-12 in India.
Unit JOined the Royal Ulster Rifles - Commissioned as a 2/Lt 2/3/1933. Served India. N West Frontier 1937-39. Infantry Brigade Major 18/7/1942 -10/5/43. GSO2 21 Army Grp June 43. Served Normandy. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 30/6/1944 and posted to the 10th Bn DLI. Wounded 1944 (exact date not known). Brigade Major June 1945 - Oct 45. Also served as GSO2 (Ops and Plans) USA 21/10/45 - 16/10/46. DAQMG BMM Greece 1/1/49 - 4/4/49. GSO2 BMM Greece 12/9/49 - 16/4/1951. Retired 28/6/1961.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role OC.
Joined Brigade 30-Jun-44.
Promotions Major 1/7/1946, Local Lt Colonel.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 2/9/2009, Salisbury, Wiltshire.
Home address Son of William Wilson (1881 - 1974). No marriage traced.
Source table 10DLI