Dean George Chambers Pte 4448808

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Name Dean George Chambers
Army number 4448808
Rank Private.
Decorations Military Medal and Service Awards.
Date of birth See referenced article.
Age (At the time of his death). See referenced article.
Unit Enlisted 8th Bn Durham Light Infantry 2/4/31, T, for 4 years. Probably re-enlisted at the end of his engagement. Posted 11th Bn DLI - possibly 1/9/1939. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Evacuated to the UK. Served Iceland. Transferred to the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers 27/11/42. Posted 7th Artisan Holding Unit 27/11/1942. Posted 17 Company 20/1/1943. Posted 70th Infantry Brigade Workshops 7/4/1943. Posted 101 Company REME 7/4/1943. Posted Northern Command Static Workshops 6/11/1943. Posted Movement Control HQ 27/12/1943. Posted Western Command HQ Workshops 17/4/1944. Posted 14 Royal Artillery Practice Camp Light Anti-Aircraft 23/5/1944. Posted Northern Command Static Workshop 13/6/1944. Posted Mobilisation and Holding Centre 1/6/1945. Embarked for Middle East 8/6/1945. Disembarked Middle East Forces 20/6/1945. Returned to UK 20/11/1945. Disembarked UK, Y List E 27/11/1945. Class Z Army Reserve 14/1/1946.
Company/Battery Probably HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Signals Platoon.
Task or role Despatch rider.
Joined Brigade Possibly 1/9/1939, but see link to NEWMP article.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death - see linked article.
Home address See linked article.
Source table 11DLI

Private Dean was featured as the subject of one of the Project's "Every Name a Story" initiaive. To access the article please click here.