Henderson Oswald Pte 4457428
Name Henderson Oswald
Army number 4457428
Date of birth Research suggests that his birth was registered in Q3 1918 in Auckland, Durham, mother's maiden name Shaw. (To be confirmed).
Age 96 at the time of his death.
Unit Durham Light Infantry - exact enlistment date not yet known but probably Summer 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Served Iceland? Served Normandy? Posted ? Bn DLI. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 16/9/1946 - Div 3/A 33.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Exact date not known but possibly 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 3/10/2014.
Home address Thought to have been resident in Butterknowle in 1951. No further family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI
The knowledge of Sgt Henderson's service with 10th DLI was only drawn to our attention by his obituary notice so. sadly, the opportunity to interview him as a surviving Veteran never occurred.