Simpson Gordon L /Cpl 4457742

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Name Simpson Gordon
Army number 4457742
Rank Lance Corporal.
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 Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests Summer 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Posted missing. Known to have been taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - officially notified 26/6/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 7/6/1946.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman or Deputy Section Commander.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known beyond Lance Corporal.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 13B and 344, PoW Number 14247.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI