Tatham-Warter, Allison "Digby"

Date of birth:
May 26th, 1917 (Atcham/Shropshire, Great Britain)
Date of death:
March 21st, 1993 (Nanyuki, Kenya)
Service number:
75060
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Military career:
28 January 1937: 2nd Lieutenant
28 January 1940: 1st Lieutenant
25 February 1940: Acting Captain
26 June 1940: Temporary Captain
13 August 1942: Captain (W/S), Temporary Major
6 January 1944: Temporary Major
28 January 1945: Captain

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Major
Unit:
"A" Company, 2nd Parachute Battalion, 1st Parachute Brigade, 1st Airborne Division
Awarded on:
March 22nd, 1945
Awarded for:
Operation Market Garden
Action:
For merit and services in the Defence of the Bridge in Arnhem and later during Pegasus I.
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)

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