Austin Robert Edward Pte 4452687

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Name Austin Robert Edward
Army number 4452687
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Newcastle upon Tyne - date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI.  ? Served BEF. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Posted 8th Bn DLI - probably on the disbandment of 11th Battalion. KILLED in ACTION with 8th Bn DLI 29/11/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Possibly 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Nov-44
Home address Resident of Durham City. Son of Edward Frances Austin and of Florence Jane Austin of Gilesgate, Durham. Buried Grave 12. B. 10. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI