Parkin John Pte 4459528

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Name Parkin John
Army number 4459528
Rank Pte
Decorations M.M.
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry. No Enlistment Date as yet but his number suggests Summer/Autumn 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 20/5/46.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Wounded 20/5/1940
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 344 and Stalag VIIIB, PoW Number 1170.
Died/Killed in action
Home address 39, Zetland St. Monkwearmouth
Source table 1TS