INDIAN PARA Kynoch-Shand, Robert William

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Kynoch-Shand
  • FORENAME
Robert William
  • UNIT
2 Bn Indian Parachute Regiment
  • RANK
Captain
  • NUMBER
EC/10077
  • DATE OF DEATH
1st May 1945
  • AGE
22
  • GRAVESITE
Rangoon Memorial,Myanmar Face 56
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
born 23.9.1922
educated Loretto School,Musselburgh September 1936 - April 1941
commissioned 15.3.1942 Indian Army (from rank of Private)
1st Gurkha Rifles 1942
153 (Gurkha) Bn (50 Indian Parachute Brigade
POW 27.3.1944 Burma
escaped and recaptured
awarded M.C.
promoted Captain
153 Bn became 2 Bn Indian Parachute Regiment December 1944
KIA Elephant Point,Burma
buried at sea
 
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