Painter Arthur Pte. 4458015
Name Painter Arthur
Army number 4458015
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests Autumn 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Reported missing. KNown to have been taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - official notification received 12/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 29/5/1946.
Company/Battery Companynot yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 20A (88), PoW Number 6656.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family details as yet.
Source table 10DLI