Mason David Pte 4456288

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Name Mason David
Army number 4456288
Rank Pte
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth 10/12/1919 - birth registered January 1920 - mother's maiden surname Temple.
Age 78 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date known but probably late Spring 1939. Posted ? 9th Battalion DLI. Posted 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 France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably around 21st May 1940. Repatriated. Transferred to the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and posted to the 11th Battalion. Transferred to the Royal Engineers 28/6/45, Authority: Part II Order 11th A & S H 43/45.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Band.
Task or role Bugler.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag Number 20A - Torun, Poland. PoW Number 10525.
Died/Killed in action Death registered June 1998, Northumberland Central.
Home address Worked as a Coal Miner. Lived at 25, Walker Street, Teams, Gateshead. Lived at 65, Wooler Crescent, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS