Raper Kenneth Pte 14424453

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Personnel Entry

Pte Kenneth Raper as a Corporal in the Army Cadets.
Pte Kenneth Raper as a Corporal in the Army Cadets.

Name Raper Kenneth
Army number 14424453
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born County Durham 1925/26.
Age 18
Unit Conscripted into the General Service Corps. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 29/6/1944 with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Jun-44
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Harle and Elsie Raper, Blackhall Colliery. Commemorated Panel 17, Column 1, Bayeux Memorial
Source table 10DLI


Thanks are due to Paul Errington for the copy of the description of Private Raper.