Appleyard Cyril Pte 3600272
Name Appleyard Cyril
Army number 3600272
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q4 1920 at Eccleshall, Yorkshire West Riding (to be confirmed).
Age Possibly 51 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the Border Regiment, enlisted May 1939 as a Territorial. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 2/9/1940 (according to KORB Museum), posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Transferred back to the Border Regiment 8/9/1940 as his original transfer was cancelled. Transferred to the Royal Warwickshire Regiment 27/8/1941.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 06-Sep-40.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet confirmed, though it may possibly have taken place in Hull on 24/11/1971 (to be confirmed).
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI
Private Appleyard was only with the Battalion very briefly but family help would be appreciated in confirming, or otherwise, the dates researched.