Davidson John Henry Forster Pte 4457171

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Name Davidson John Henry Forster
Army number 4457171
Rank Pte
Decorations None known other than Service Awards.
Date of birth
Age (At time of death).
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, Territorial Army, no exact enlistment date known, but his Regimental Number suggests May 1939. Posted ? 9th Battalion DLI. Posted 12th Battalion DLI 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Servied with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on or around 20/5/1940. Repatriated.  ? Transferred to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and posted to the 11th Battalion. Transferredto the Royal Engineers 21/6/45, Authority: Part II Order 11 A & S H/41/45. Royal Engineers Enlistment Books destroyed.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 20B, PoW Number 6960.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Mother - Mrs Martha Davidson. Lived at 851, Walker Rd. Newcastle upon Tyne.
Source table 1TS