COPP Lucas, Arthur William Tindall (Bill)

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By Bill Goshen

John Robertson

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Staff member
  • SURNAME
Lucas
  • FORENAME
Arthur William Tindall (Bill)
  • UNIT
R.E.(No 2SBS) COPP 7
  • RANK
T/Captain
  • NUMBER
95192
  • AWARD
Member of the Order of the British Empire
  • PLACE
North Sumatra 1944 (Op.Frippery)
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alfred in some sources (error)
born 30.6.1920
son of Maj-Gen Cuthbert Henry Tindall and Joan (nee Holdsworth) Lucas,Northwood,Stevenage,Hertfordshire
educated Marlborough College 1934 - July 1938 (B.Sc. (London))
graduated RMA Woolwich
commissioned 3.7.1939 Royal Engineers (2/Lt)
BEF 1939-40
COPP 7
Lieutenant 3.1.1941
A/Captain 8.1.1942
T/Captain 8.4.1942 - April 1946
Captain 1.7.1946
Major 1950
adviser,Pakistan Army (instructor,School of Military Engineering,Sialkot) 1950 ? -51
died 3.9.1951 Public School Camp,Portmadoc,Wales
 
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