Deaton Ernest Pte 4459048

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Personnel Entry

Pte E Deaton's CWGC headstone.
Pte E Deaton's CWGC headstone.

Name Deaton Ernest
Army number 4459048
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Yorkshire 1917/18.
Age 22
Unit Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Posted Missing 10 - 31/5/1940, now known to be KILLED in ACTION 20/5/1940 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Henry and Harriet Ann Deaton, husband of Lillian Mary Deaton, Harrogate. Plot 8. Row A. Grave 12. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI