Cockburn James Simpson Sergeant 4444437

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Name Cockburn James Simpson
Army number 4444437
Rank Sergeant
Date of birth Birth registered, Sunderland, Q2 1907.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry in Sunderland on 28/4/1925, TA, for 4 years, aged 18 and two months - posted to 7th Battalion. Discharged 27/4/1929 on Termination of Engagement. Re-enlisted 1/5/1939 in the Royal Artillery - TA - Field. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. To Command Course, YORK, 15/1/1940. To 23rd Division Course for Pioneers 3/3/1940. Posted away from Regiment before Far East service?
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Death registered March 1968, aged 60, Liverpool.
Home address Driller, born Sunderland. Next of kin - Aunt - Susanna Boyle, 32, Cuthbert Terrace, Deptford, Sunderland. Married Jane Dawson, Sunderland 20/12/1930.
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