Anson Alfred L /Cpl 4458056

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Name Anson Alfred
Army number 4458056
Rank Lance Corporal.
Date of birth Research suggests birth on 1/4/1919, registered in Wortley, Yorkshire.
Age 72 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France Reported MISSING 20/6/1940, now known to have been taken Prisoner of War (probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter) - officially notified 4/8/1940. Repatriated to the UK 1/5/1945. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xviii)A on 10/11/1945, DISCHARGED DLI 1945.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions Lance Corporal.
Prisoner of War Stalag 8B and 344 (Lambinowice, Poland), PoW Number 76400.
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death registered in Barnsley in April 1991 at the age of 72.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI

Family research information set out above all requires confirmation. Family help would be most welcome.