Lawrie James L /Sgt 4456371
Name Lawrie James
Army number 4456371
Rank Lance Sergeant.
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, T, no enlistment date as yet but number suggests Spring 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion DLI. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion DLI 1/9/1939. 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 on 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Bn Black Watch, Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 12/8/46.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but possibly Section Commander or Platoon Sergeant.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions Acting Corporal, Lance Sergeant.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 383 and Stalag XXA, PoW Number 10295.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 28, Barry St. Gateshead.
Source table 1TS