Parsons William Eric Pte. 4458020
Name Parsons William Eric
Army number 4458020
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 on embodiment. Reported MISSING 20/6/1940, Now known to be Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - official notification received 14/8/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 14/5/1946.
Company/Battery Company not 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 8B, PoW Number 12720.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family details as yet.
Source table 10DLI