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Roll of Honour Data Page
(Photo from RE Journal obituary 1991)
5 Sep 1908
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron RE
10 Oct 1942 posted as Commanding Officer 591 Antrim Parachute Squadron
Ringway Parachute Training Course 69B.
6 Jun 1944 captured POW
D-day, was captured apon landing, held at Oflag 79, Brunswick Lower Saxony. Prisoner No.395
31 Jan 1946 promoted to Major
31 Dec 1950 promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
1 Feb 1954 promoted to Colonel
3 Nov 1960 retires as a Colonel with Honorary rank of Brigadier, placed in the reserves.
5 Sep 1966 Upon reaching age limit for reserves he is removed from the reserve list
Father of one daughter and grandfather of three.
1934 to Margaret Clare Sedgwick (1902-1987)
28 Dec 1990 aged 82 Exeter R.D. Devon, England.
Cemetery / Memorial:
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