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Name Paley Roger
Army number 4457968
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no exact enlistment date yet, but his Regimental Number implies Summer 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 12th Battalion DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - report appeared to that effect in the 1/8/1940 edition of the Auckland Chronicle (he was earlier reported missing). Repatriated. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 27/6/46, Perth P/59.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 20B, P.o.W. Number 6887.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Eden View, Middleston Village, Ferryhill
Source table 1TS
In the Auckland Chronicle edition of 8/8/1940 further information was given about the Paley family who were farmers and milkmen in the village of Middleston.