Aldwin William Pte 6151426

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Name Aldwin William
Army number 6151426
Rank Pte
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Born Marylebone, London, birth registered Q4 1923.
Age 20 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the East Surrey Regiment, enlisted 18/6/1942. Transferred to The Somerset Light Infantry 21/6/1943. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1944. Posted to the ? 11th Battalion DLI, then posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION with 10th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 28/6/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18/4/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 28-Jun-44. Initially interred at Rauray - Map 7F/1 1/50,000 reference 892.647. Re-bried on 12/7/1945 in Grave III. D. 2. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux. Headstone inscription reads : "HE DIED THAT WE MIGHT LIVE".
Home address Resident of South-West London at the time of his death. Son of Arthur Friend and Rose Mary Aldwin, Chelsea, London.
Source table 10DLI