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Lieutenant


David Hamlyn

THOMAS


(Tommy)

(Photo)

Born:

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Service No.

253398

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

6 Dec 1942 granted Emergency Comission with rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

13 Dec 1942 -joined 591 antrim Para Sqn.

Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B.

D-day - No.1 Troop tasked with clearing away anti-glider poles.

Wounded - bullet hit his shoulder. He was med-evacuated to England for treatment and returned to the squadron on 1 Aug 1944

1 May 1947 commission confirmed with rank of Lieutenant with seniority from 6 Jun 1943.

27 Jun 1949 promoted to Captain in Royal Engineers

9 Sep 1957 promoted to Captain in Territorial Army.

Family Notes:

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Married:

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Died:

3 July 2010 aged 92  Radlett, Hertfordshire

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Misc:

BSc Civil engineering Swansea University.

 

 

 


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