Ditchburn Alfred L/Cpl 4455833

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Name Ditchburn Alfred
Army number 4455833
Rank L/Cpl
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly May 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Served Normandy? Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of 11th Battalion. Class W/T Reserve 6/2/45.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions Sgt.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address Resident of Brandon Colliery in 1944.
Source table 11DLI

Some records indicate that, at some stage, Sgt Ditchburn was transferred to the Reconnaissance Corps. This will be checked with the Regimental Enlistment Books.