Oliver William Pte 4456374

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Name Oliver William
Army number 4456374
Rank Pte
Decorations M.i.D.
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet but number suggests Spring 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 Ttneside 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. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 16/1/46.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 8B, PoW Number 15492.
Died/Killed in action
Home address 1, Alston St. Gateshead
Source table 1TS