Johnson James Meaton Pte 4459389

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Name Johnson James Meaton
Army number 4459389
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry. No enlistment date as yet but probably Summer 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940 and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940, although the excat date is not recorded. Repatriated to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 1/9/44.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag VIII B, PoW Number 37.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 52, Hawes St. Newcastle 4.
Source table 1TS