Patterson Ernest Pte 4456168

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Personnel Entry

Pte E Patterson's CWGC headstone.
Pte E Patterson's CWGC headstone.

Name Patterson Ernest
Army number 4456168
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably mid-1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of August Andrew and Emma Patterson, husband of Alice Johnson Patterson, Chester-Le-Street. Buried Grave IV. E. 4. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI