Officers Record of Service Book (Army Book 439)

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    MURRAY McCALLUM TELFORD 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars
     
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    Photos restored - I've a few more to add that I'll get too soon, I should also add information rather than just having photos
     
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    I've added a brief note below each - not a great deal I can add to them at the moment - I think I have another 9 to add when I get a chance
     
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    John Charles BRETT 5559 of the 10th Baluch, he had served as 5331657 in the Berkshire Regiment and prior to that in WW1 he was with the Middlesex Regiment and RFC, he was promoted in April 1942
     
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    187764 John Desmond BROOKS of the Cameronians,
     
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    142580 Ian Stuart Rae BRUCE of 3rd Scots Guards, he was wounded 16/2/45 but remained at duty - he was awarded an MC (citation attached)
     

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    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: John Charles Brett
    Death Age: 77
    Birth Date: 19 Aug 1900
    Registration Date: Jun 1978
    Registration district: Plymouth
    Inferred County: Devon
    Volume: 21
    Page: 1716

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    Thomas Andrew BRUIN EC6682 who initially served in the Lovat Scouts before being promoted in the Indian Army with the 7/10th Baluch Regiment. He was wounded 26/5/44. I was lucky enough to find his obituary on Ancestry (see attached) which gives a good bit of info on his service
     

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    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: John Desmond Brooks
    Death Age: 55
    Birth Date: 10 Nov 1920
    Registration Date: Mar 1976
    Registration district: Radnorshire West
    Inferred County: Powys
    Volume: 26
    Page: 0298

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    UK, Recommendations for Honours and Awards Index, 1935-1990
    Name: Ian Stuart Rae Bruce
    Publication Date: 11 Oct 1945
    Rank: Lieutenant, Temporary Captain
    Service Number: P/142580
    Regiment or Unit: 3 Tank Battalion Scots Guards
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-1945
    Award: Military Cross
    Date of Action or Award: 1945
    URL: http://discovery.nationalarchi...

    Recommendation for Award for Bruce, Ian Stuart Rae Rank: Lieutenant, Temporary... | The National Archives
    Reference: WO 373/55/106
    Description:
    Name Bruce, Ian Stuart Rae
    Rank: Lieutenant, Temporary Captain
    Service No: P/142580
    Regiment: 3 Tank Battalion Scots Guards
    Theatre of Combat or Operation: North West Europe 1944-45
    Award: Military Cross
    Date of announcement in London Gazette: 11 October 1945
    Folio: 167-168
    Date: 1945
    Held by: The National Archives, Kew
    Legal status: Public Record(s)
    Closure status: Open Document, Open Description


    England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
    Name: Ian S R Bruce
    Death Age: 60
    Birth Date: abt 1907
    Registration Date: Sep 1967
    Registration district: Uckfield
    Inferred County: Sussex
    Volume: 5h
    Page: 515

    Its possible he was born in India - but I cannot access records
    India, Select Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947
    Jan Stuart Rae Bruce (Assume name is Ian and not Jan)

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