Mason Frederick Sergeant 4462490

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Personnel Entry

Sgt F Mason's CWGC headstone.
Sgt F Mason's CWGC headstone.

Name Mason Frederick
Army number 4462490
Rank Sergeant
Date of birth Born South Shields 1913/14.
Age 30
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - date not yet known, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 while with 11th Battalion DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of South Shields in 1941. Son of Robert Alexander and Grace Mason, husband of Margaret Fullerton Mason, South Shields. Buried Grave IV. D. 5. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI

According to records, Sgt Mason had been based at the Infantry Training Centre, Brancepeth, at some time during his service, though the actual dates are not yet known.