Matfin Robert Pte 4467959

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Personnel Entry

Pte R Matfin's CWGC headstone.
Pte R Matfin's CWGC headstone.

Name Matfin Robert
Army number 4467959
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born Newcastle 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Transferred to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 1/10/40, Posted 70th Bn RNF. Transferred back to DLI 29/12/40, posted 70th (YS) Bn. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 while with 11th Battalion DLI.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Newcastle. Son of John Dominic and Jane Matfin, Byker. Buried Grave IV. F. 11. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI