Beveridge Norman Sgt 4456148

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Name Beveridge Norman
Army number 4456148
Rank Sergeant.
Date of birth 27/5/1906, Whickham, Gateshead.
Age 65 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - enlisted 1939 - exact date not yet known. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Posted 70th Brigade HQ. Served B.E.F. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Served Normandy? Posted ? Bn DLI. Class Z Army Reserve 13/12/1945.
Company/Battery Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit Motor Transport Section.
Task or role Transport Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Exact date not known, but before 1/1/1941. Known to be at Brigade HQ on 31/5/1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered December 1971, Durham Western District, aged 65.
Home address Son of William Beveridge and Elizabeth Ann Beveridge (nee Spoor). Married Sarah J.E. Brown, Q2 1928, Gateshead.
Source table 11DLI

Regimental number in some records was shown as 5546148 - this now seems to have been an error and his Enlistment Book entry in the DLI Books is clearly 4456148. This entry was therefore amended.