Difference between revisions of "Rowlands John James Cpl 4456706"

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|Rank=Corporal.
 
|Rank=Corporal.
 
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
 
|Date of birth=Not yet known.
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry.  No enlistment date but probably mid-1939.  Posted ? 6th Bn DLI.  Posted to the 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 12/7/1940.  A report to the effect that he had been declared missing appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 18/7/1940.  Repatriated early to the UK - possibly as a result of illness.  Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 12/1/1944 as unfit for further service.
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|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry.  No enlistment date but probably mid-1939.  Posted ? 6th Bn DLI.  Posted to the 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939.  Served with the B.E.F. in France.  A report to the effect that he had been declared missing appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 18/7/1940.  Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 12/7/1940 and reported in the Auckland Chronicle of 25/7/1940.  Repatriated early to the UK - possibly as a result of illness.  Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 12/1/1944 as unfit for further service.
 
|Company/Battery=C Company.
 
|Company/Battery=C Company.
 
|Promotions=Corporal.
 
|Promotions=Corporal.
 
|Prisoner of War=Camp number 20A(4).  Prisoner number 10510.
 
|Prisoner of War=Camp number 20A(4).  Prisoner number 10510.
 
|Wounded=Not so far as is known, but his early repatriation may have been as a result of sickness or earlier injury.
 
|Wounded=Not so far as is known, but his early repatriation may have been as a result of sickness or earlier injury.
|Died/Killed in action=Thought to have died 12/8/1964 - probate granted 3/11/1964 at Durham.
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|Died/Killed in action=Thought to have died 12/8/1964 - probate granted 3/11/1964 at Durham - to be confirmed.
|Home address=Married Winifred Charlton at Sedgefield Q2 1930.
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|Home address=Married Winifred Charlton at Sedgefield Q2 1930 - to be confirmed.
 
|Source table=10DLI
 
|Source table=10DLI
 
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The report that Corporal Rowlands had been confirmed as a Prisoner of War in the Auckland Chronicle of 25/7/1940 also mentioned that he was known as McDonald.  No mention of this alias appeared to have been included in his Enlistment Book entry.

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Name Rowlands John James
Army number 4456706
Rank Corporal.
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry. No enlistment date but probably mid-1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France. A report to the effect that he had been declared missing appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 18/7/1940. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 12/7/1940 and reported in the Auckland Chronicle of 25/7/1940. Repatriated early to the UK - possibly as a result of illness. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 12/1/1944 as unfit for further service.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Corporal.
Wounded Not so far as is known, but his early repatriation may have been as a result of sickness or earlier injury.
Prisoner of War Camp number 20A(4). Prisoner number 10510.
Died/Killed in action Thought to have died 12/8/1964 - probate granted 3/11/1964 at Durham - to be confirmed.
Home address Married Winifred Charlton at Sedgefield Q2 1930 - to be confirmed.
Source table 10DLI


The report that Corporal Rowlands had been confirmed as a Prisoner of War in the Auckland Chronicle of 25/7/1940 also mentioned that he was known as McDonald. No mention of this alias appeared to have been included in his Enlistment Book entry.