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2nd Battalion Scots Guards – Order of Battle January 1944

This order of battle is dated January 1944 but based on the officers present it was compiled between the 5th January and the 13th January 1944.


Battalion Headquarters


Commanding Officer

Lieutenant-Colonel F.H.H.B. Harris

2 i/c

Major P. Steuart-Fotheringham

Adjutant

Lieutenant M.J.F. Brockholes

Intelligence Officer

Lieutenant W.J. Brown, MC



Headquarters Company


Company Commander

Captain J.D. Henderson

Signals Officer

Captain L.D. Cambridge

Assistant Signals Officer

Lieutenant The Honoruable C.J. Dalrymple

Transport Officer

Lieutenant R.L. Stuart

Quartermaster

Lieutenant A. Greenwood



Right Flank


OC

Major W.D.M. Raeburn, MBE

2 i/c

Captain R.L. Coke

Platoon Commanders

Lieutenant I.G. Gow

Lieutenant W.A. Elliott, MC


Lieutenant V.M. Gordon-Ives

Spare

Lieutenant P.H. Tunnard



F Company


OC

Major H.L. St. V. Rose

2 i/c

Captain J.C. Blackett-Ord

Platoon Commanders

Lieutenant E.F. Winter


Lieutenant E. Crutchley


Lieutenant J.W.R. Nicholson

Spare

Lieutenant H.F.G. Charteris 



G Company


OC

Major G.L.S. Pike

2 i/c

Captain R.A. Willis

Platoon Commanders

Lieutenant P.G. Atkinson-Clark


Lieutenant N.T. Torrance


Lieutenant A.R.H. Erskine

Spare

Lieutenant D.J. Deane



Support Company


OC

Major R.C. Petre

Anti-Tank Platoon

Captain F.A.L. Waldron

Lieutenant J.D.A. Stainton

Carriers

Captain A.J.A. Weir, MC


Lieutenant H. Brooking-Clark

Mortar Platoon

Lieutenant R.S. Jenkinson

Pioneer

Lieutenant C.R.S. Buckle



Left Out of Battle


Captain A.M. Balfour, MC


Captain W.J. Gunther


Lieutenant Viscount Cross


Lieutenant P.C. Carter


Lieutenant J.S.B Clerk-Rattray




Extra Regimental Employment


Major J.F. Wilburne


Major R.A.H. Rivers-Bulkley




Detached to Brigade


Staff Captain

Captain T. Marsham-Townshend

Intelligence Officer

Lieutenant A.R.A. Hobson

Liaison Officer

Lieutenant The Master of Erskine



Hospital


Lieutenant A.I.D. Orr


Lieutenant P.R. Methuen


Lieutenant G.F. Mundy


Lieutenant R.I.K. Moncreiffe


Lieutenant E.R. Yates


Lieutenant A.N.J. Gordon




Wounded


Major J.A.L. Timpson, MC


Captain N.H. Barne, MC


Captain R.S.P. Home


Captain T.R. Bland


Lieutenant R.S. Dollard, MC


Lieutenant T.N. Douglas


Lieutenant Sir D. Moncreiffe


Lieutenant J.V. Rowe


Lieutenant I.G. Fraser


Lieutenant R.G. Rowe



The National Archives (TNA) WO 170/1353: 2 Scots Guards.