Shippen James Pte. 4456661

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Name Shippen James
Army number 4456661
Rank Pte.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but probably Summer 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Reported MISSING 20/6/1940, now known to have been taken Prisoner of War - notified 10/7/1940. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 12/3/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War 9C (670) 31230
Died/Killed in action
Home address Resident of Spennymoor in 1951. No further family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI