Edward John Crews Linscott

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Lieutenant Edward John Crews Linscott
Life dates
08 Mar 1899 - 31 Oct 1983
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Biography

Edward was the Assistant Group Commander of Group 4 Devon.

Postings
Unit or location Role Posted from until
Devon Group 4 - Torbay Assistant Group Commander 23 Oct 1941 03 Dec 1944
National ID
WFVH 99/1
Commissioned or Enlisted
23rd October 1941
Occupation

Bank cashier.

Address
7 Kingshurst Drive, Paignton, Devon
Other information

All Group Commanders originally signed up as Lieutenants in “H” Company of the 10th (Torbay) Battalion Home Guard before being recruited to Auxiliary Units.

Edward was promoted to  2nd Lieutenant 1st December 1941. He is promoted again to Lieutenant and recorded as such in the Nominal Roll.

Born in Oakhampton he married Margy A E Gilpin in 1920 in Newton Abbot district and they had two children. A WW1 veteran he served as Private 11518 from 24 Feb 1917 and was recorded as 5 foot 10 inches.

References

TNA ref WO199/3391

Hancock data held at B.R.A

1939 Register

On Guard ! Edited by G.H.Lidstone