Passmore, William John (Jan),
Captain (QM), MBE
DCLI - enlisted shortly after end of WW2 - .
Joined 1 DCLI from the Infantry Training Centre as a Corporal.
- Served with 1 DCLI in Cyprus, promoted Sgt. - Went onto
serve in British and Italian Somaliland, promoted Sgt. Major.
- Posted to 1 KSLI.
Served with 1KSLI in Korea and returned to 1
DCLI in the West Indies, promoted to RSM.
RSM of 1 DCLI in Osnabruck and first RSM of
1 SCLI Osnabruck and Plymouth.
Commissioned as Quartermaster, 1st April 1961,
posted to 8DLI (TA), appointed MBE. Promoted Captain (QM),
18th March 1965, retired 29th May 1970, died 10th Feb 2000
after a long illness.
(These details supplied by Major W.H. White
DL of LICornwall Office)