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Nairne, Alexander Barclay

Date of birth:
November 28th, 1919
Service number:
1067 IA
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

Promotions:
?: Gentleman Cadet;
July 3rd, 1939: 2nd Lieutenant;
January 3rd, 1941: Lieutenant;
?: temporary Major;
July 1st, 1946: Captain;
July 28th, juli 1948: Major.

Career:
July 28th, 1948: Retirement.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Major
Unit:
3rd Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment, British Indian Army
Awarded on:
December 7th, 1944
Received in recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy.
LG 36828/5611.
Military Cross (MC)

Sources

  • - National Archives, WO 373/8/549
    - The London Gazette of 4th July 1939, Issue 34642
    - The London Gazette of 2nd January 1942, Issue 35403
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 5th December 1944, Issue 36828, dated 7th December 1944
    - The London Gazette of 12th September 1947, Issue 38069
    - The London Gazette of 2nd September 1948, Issue 38395

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