Ashton Thomas Wilfred Pte. 4459074

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Name Ashton Thomas Wilfred
Army number 4459074
Rank Pte.
Date of birth Not yet confirmed, but possibly registered Q2 1918 in Darlington.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Underwent Basic Training. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter - officially notified 13/9/1940. Date of repatriation not yet known. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 28/7/1946 Div 3/A 27. Re-enlisted for 5/7 yrs 21/8/1946, records extracted to NSRW.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War Stalags 8B and 344, Prisoner number 12519.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address
Source table 10DLI