Duties of a Soldier
Private Infantryman ”D” Coy (Peebles Company), 8th (TA) Bn The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), enlisted May 1939.
Private Signaller “HQ” Coy, 8 RS (mobilised on 1st September 1939 for
Lance-Corporal Signal Pl, 8 RS.
Corporal Signal Pl, 8 RS.
Corporal Battalion Training Cadre attached RAF Bomber Command,
Officer Cadet 163 Officer Cadet Training Unit.
Second-Lieutenant Platoon Training Officer, RS Company, 9th (Holding) Bn KOSB.
Second-Lieutenant Signals Officer, 9 KOSB.
Lieutenant Understudy Signals Officer, 7th/9th (Highrs) Bn RS.
Lieutenant OC 18 Platoon, 7/9 RS.
Lieutenant, Captain Intelligence Officer, 7/9 RS.
Captain Wounded, Heinsberg (Germany), evacuated Field Hospital
Captain Holding Battalion, Redford Barracks, Edinburgh.
Captain Scottish Command, OC Advance Party establish Transit Camp,
Captain Signals Officer, 7th/9th RS (Magdeburg, Germany).
Captain Adjutant, 7th/9th RS (Germany).
Captain War-time Battalion placed in suspended animation; returned
Captain Staff Captain, General Headquarters 2nd Echelon, 21st Army.
Captain Demobilised 22nd March 1947 (Honorary Rank of Captain).
Lieutenant, Captain Signals Officer, 7th/9th (TA) RS (1947).
Major OC “HQ” Company and Signals Officer, 7th/9th (TA) RS.
Major OC “D” Company, 7th/9th (TA) RS.
Major Second-in-Command, 7th/9th (TA) RS.
Major Retired from the Territorial Army (Honorary Rank of Major).
Deputy Lieutenant County of the West Midlands 1975, Supplementary List 1996—.
TA Decoration 1953
Commander, Order of Merit, Italian Republic 1973
Commander, Order of the British Empire 1977