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2nd Lieutenant

William John
KNOWLSON


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Service No.

194141

 

Regiment(s):

Antrim Fortress Company RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

5 Jul 1941 granted emergency commission with rank of 2nd Lieutenant from 141 O.C.T.U.

12 July 1941 -joined Antrim Fortress Company 

4 Apr 1946 - HM The King recognises 2nd Lt Knowlson for Gallant and Distinguished service in Northwestern Europe.

23 Sep 1947 - awarded Chevalier of the order of Leopold with palm, and Croix de Guerre with palm conferred by HRH The Prince Regent of Belgium.

26 Oct 1948 his emergency commission is confirmed with rank of Lieutenant with seniority from 1 Oct 1942.

1 Jun 1950 promoted to Captain

1 May 1954 promoted to Major

22 Sept 1955 - transfers to the Territorial Army retaining current rank.

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