Heaviside Frank Pte. 4456677
Name Heaviside Frank (some records show surname as Heavyside).
Army number 4456677
Decorations None known beyong Service Awards.
Date of birth Born 9/7/1912, Evenwood. Mother's maiden surname Caghill.
Age 82 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no exact enlistment date known, but his Regimental Number indicates Spring/Summer 1939. Posted initially to the 6th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI - probably on 1/9/1939 when the Battalion was established. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - at Arras on 21/5/1940 - officially notified 12/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK 1945. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 6/2/1946.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Prisoner of War Yes - held at Camps 20A (7) from 6/6/1940 and then transferred to 4A (Hohenstein, Hesse) from 25/7/1941, PoW Number 6702.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Father - John Heaviside born 1881 and mother - Margaret Caghill - also born 1881. Lived at The Oaks, Evenwood, County Durham. Married Doris Hudson (1916 - 1990) in South Durham in Q4 1955. At the time of his death his address was 28, The Centre, Evenwood.
Source table 10DLI