Russell James Thomas Darnell Lt 184188

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Name Russell James Thomas Darnell
Army number 184188
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth
Age 31
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 19/4/1941, Posted 10th Bn DLI 27/5/1941, Iceland, KILLED in ACTION 29/6/1944 with 10th Bn The Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery S,
Platoon or other sub-unit Pioneer, Mortar, Carrier
Task or role Duty Officer, Platoon Commander
Joined Brigade 27/5/1941
Promotions W/S Lt 1/10/1942, T/Captain 30/7/1943
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Jun-44
Home address Born 1913 South Shields. Son of Thomas Gatehouse and Alice Lena Russell, husband of Sarah Peacock Wilson Russell, Portsmouth. Buried Grave IV. E. 13. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 10DLI