Riley John Patrick Pte. 4692817

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Name Riley John Patrick
Army number 4692817
Rank Private.
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 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, no date available as the Enlistment Books are missing. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, and posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Posted missing. Known to have been taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - official notification received 12/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted to ? Battalion DLI. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xviii)A 31/3/1946.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 20B and Fort 9, PoW Number 6767.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI