Newton Thomas L /Cpl 4456691

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Name Newton Thomas
Army number 4456691
Rank L /Cpl
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet but number suggests Spring/Summer 1939. Posted to the 9th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 12th Battalion DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940. Posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 6/8/46.
Company/Battery C Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Best Company shot 3/40.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 20B, PoW Number 26366.
Died/Killed in action
Home address 57, Walton St. Gateshead
Source table 1TS