Difference between revisions of "Johnson Roy Pte 4457956"

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|Rank=Pte
 
|Rank=Pte
 
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
 
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
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|Age=Not yet ascertained.
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date.  Posted ? Bn DLI.  Trf to the Black Watch 16/7/1940, Posted 1 TSTrf back to DLI 26/7/40. Posted 11th Bn DLI.  Served Iceland.  Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of 11th Battalion.  Trf to the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 5/12/44, Enlistment Book not available.
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|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date but possibly Summer 1939.  Posted ? 8th Battalion DLI.  Posted ? 11th Battalion DLI - possibly 1/9/1939.  Served B.E.F.?  Transferred to the Black Watch 16/7/1940Posted to the 1st Tyneside ScottishTransferred back to The DLI 26/7/40. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI.  Served Iceland.  Served Normandy.  Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of 11th Battalion.  Transferred to the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 5/12/44, Enlistment Book understood not to be available in order to verify his later discharge and Reserve status.
|Joined Brigade=16/7/1940.
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|Joined Brigade=16/7/1940, and possibly earlier dependent on initial postings.
 
|Promotions=Lance Corporal.
 
|Promotions=Lance Corporal.
|Home address=resident of Willington, County Durham in the 1940's.  No further family information as yet.
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|Home address=Resident of Willington, County Durham in the 1940's.  No further family information as yet.
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
|Source table=11DLI
 
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Private Johnson was identified via the War Office's "missing" exercise carried out in 1942 and documented at The National Archives.

Latest revision as of 10:40, 28 July 2019

Personnel Entry

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Name Johnson Roy
Army number 4457956
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not yet ascertained.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date but possibly Summer 1939. Posted ? 8th Battalion DLI. Posted ? 11th Battalion DLI - possibly 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F.? Transferred to the Black Watch 16/7/1940. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Transferred back to The DLI 26/7/40. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of 11th Battalion. Transferred to the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 5/12/44, Enlistment Book understood not to be available in order to verify his later discharge and Reserve status.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 16/7/1940, and possibly earlier dependent on initial postings.
Promotions Lance Corporal.
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action
Home address Resident of Willington, County Durham in the 1940's. No further family information as yet.
Source table 11DLI


Private Johnson was identified via the War Office's "missing" exercise carried out in 1942 and documented at The National Archives.