Captain Rickwood, John

Craig Robertson

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Full NameJohn Edward Welsh Rickwood
NicknameRickie
Number78779
RankCaptain
Nationality
Date of Birth12.02.1917 Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Date of Death09.1974 North Carolina, U.S.A.
Gravesite
FatherWilliam Edward
MotherCordelia Edith (nee Welsh) Rickwood
Enlisted
Militarystudent cadet, Hurstpierpoint College OTC
commissioned 2Lt 23.11.1938 Perham,Devon
8 Bn Royal Tank Regiment,R.A.C.
WS Lieutenant 01.01.1941
A/Captain 18.01.1941
PPA (R Patrol) December 1943
WS Captain (78779)
WIA 21.06.1944 Italy
PPA (Admin Officer) on return to duty
PPA (2IC) 04.05.1945
posted as GSO 3 (Ops) 01.09.1945
Captain and H/Major,Regular Army Reserve of Officers 23.11.1948 - 29.12.1956
Canadian Army Reserve of Officers
Married
Further Informationresided Ashampstead, Firle Road, Seaford, Sussex, UK

 
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