Alex Louis Kaplowitch

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Captain Alex Louis Kaplowitch
Life dates
23 Oct 1918 - 12 Jul 1972
Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Coleshill House, GHQ Commanding Officer Royal Signals 04 Oct 1940 14 Jan 1941
Regiment
The Royal Signals
Military number
88974
Commissioned or Enlisted
13 Apr 1939
Career

15 April 1940 Embarked with 5th Independent Company as part of Scissor Force.
26 July 1940-3 Aug 1940 and 20 Aug 1940 – 8 Sept 1940 hospital patient.
4 Oct 1940 First Signals Officer at Coleshill.
14 Jan 1941 Posted to SOE, Acting Captain.
15 March 1941 Instructor at Beaulieu Finishing School.
1 Jan 1942 transferred to wireless training.
22 April 1942 Temporary Major.
1 Oct 1942 SOE Instructor on Massingham Mission, in North Africa November 1943 to February 1943.
25 Jan 1944 Relinquishes commission on grounds of ill health. Honorary rank of Major

Other information

Previously worked in the silk trade. Married Brigid M Anderson, daughter of General Anderson who commanded 1st Army, in 1942 and she became ATS subaltern.