McDermott Philip Sergeant 4444879
Name McDermott Philip
Army number 4444879
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry on 4/8/1925, aged 21, at Durham, as a Regular Soldier for 7/5. Postings to Battalion(s) are not yet known, until he was posted to 10th Battalion DLI - probably on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F.? Served Iceland? Transferred to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers on 11/10/1942 and posted to the 30th Battalion.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known for certain but probably 1/9/1939 or shortly thereafter.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Employed as a Miner and lived at Brandon.