Forrester Alfred Pte 4688313

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Name Forrester Alfred
Army number 4688313
Rank Private
Date of birth Born West Bromwich 1910/11.
Age 33
Unit Enlisted in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (Enlistment Book not available). Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 29/6/1944 with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Jun-44. Interred initially at Fontenay-le-Pesnel, map reference 7F/1 1/50,000 872674 alongside Pte Rannard. Subsequently re-buried Grave VIII. H. 1. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville. Headstone inscription reads: "GONE FROM OUR HOME BUT NOT OUR HEARTS. EVELYN AND MAUREEN".
Home address Resident of West Bromwich. Son of Alfred and Sophia Forrester, husband of Evelyn Emma Forrester, West Bromwich.
Source table 10DLI