Pickthall Clarence William A /Cpl 4456719

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Name Pickthall Clarence William
Army number 4456719
Rank Acting Corporal.
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 Spring 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939 on embodiment. 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 1/4/1946.
Company/Battery Company not yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Infantry Section Commander.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known beyond Acting Corporal.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 20B, PoW Number 6920.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family details as yet.
Source table 10DLI