Marshall Leslie Pte 4454401

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Personnel Entry

Pte L Marshall's CWGC headstone.
Pte L Marshall's CWGC headstone.

Name Marshall Leslie
Army number 4454401
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 25
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date but probably early 1939. Posted ? 6th BN DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Posted Missing 11 - 31/5/40. Now known to have been KILLED in ACTION 21/5/40 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 21-May-40
Home address Son of Mr and Mrs Robert Marshall, Crook, County Durham. Buried Plot 8, Row A. Grave 8. Bucquoy Road Cemetery, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour shows his date of death as 10/5/1940 - this is perceived to be an error - and no Battalion is shown against his name - should be 10th. War Office casualty list only shows date as 5/40 with no day.