Maughan James Edward Pte 4455307

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Personnel Entry

Pte J E Maughan's CWGC headstone.
Pte J E Maughan's CWGC headstone.

Name Maughan James Edward
Army number 4455307
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests Pte Maughan was born in Middlesbrough in 1906, father Edward, mother Mary Ann (nee McCabe).
Age 34
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly late April/early May 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Resident in County Durham at the time of his death. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row F, Grave 2, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS