Shenton Thomas Pte 4692719

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Name Shenton Thomas
Army number 4692719
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. Reported MISSING 20/6/1940. Known to have been taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - official notification received 26/6/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Battalion DLI. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 12/6/1946.
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 VIIIB and 15, PoW Number 935.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI