LRDG Welsh, Mark Alexander

John Robertson

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  • SURNAME
Welsh
  • FORENAME
Mark Alexander
  • UNIT
LRDG (G1 Patrol)
  • RANK
Guardsman
  • NUMBER
2695516
  • AWARD
Military Medal
  • PLACE
North Africa 1942
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
parent unit 2 Bn Scots Guards
born 18.6.1920 West Calder,West Lothian
family emigrated to Brooklyn,New York 1924
returned to Scotland 1929
enlisted 18.1.1937
2 Bn Scots Guards
attached 8th Army HQ,Egypt November 1938
LRDG G1 Patrol 1942
LRDG M2 Patrol (B Squadron) 1943
POW 22.10.1943 Stampalia,Dodecanese Islands
Stalag 344,Lamsdorf,Poland
escaped 12.4.1945
rejoined unit 23.4.1945
discharged 29.1.1946
married Alice Harkins 31.12.1945 (divorced early 1970s) (3 children)
died 14.12.1982 Dufftown,Banffshire
 
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