Appleby Roger Stobbs Pte 4463105

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Name Appleby Roger Stobbs
Army number 4463105
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Stamfordham Northumberland, 1913. Mother's maiden surname was Stobbs.
Age 31 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, enlisted 20/6/1940. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland. Transferred to the Corps of Military Police 25/1/1941. Transferred back to the DLI 6/2/1943. Posted to the 16th Battalion DLI. Served Italy. KILLED in ACTION 10/10/1944 in Italy with 16th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry - Auth: 104.91 Serial 522.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 20/6/1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 10-Oct-44. Initially interred at Map reference SH. 100 718965. Re-buried 12/10/1945 in Grave II. D. 11 Assisi War Cemetery. No headstone inscription.
Home address Resident of Northumberland at the time of his death. Son of John and Dorothy A. Appleby, of Stamfordham, Northumberland.
Source table 10DLI