Difference between revisions of "Simpson Leslie Pte 4455407"

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|Date of birth=Born County Durham 1920/21.
 
|Date of birth=Born County Durham 1920/21.
 
|Age=19
 
|Age=19
|Unit=Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date but likely to have been April/May 1939.  Posted ? 6th Bn DLI.  Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1st September 1939.  Served BEF.  Posted Missing 11 - 31/5/40, presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40  with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
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|Unit=Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date but likely to have been April/May 1939.  Posted ? 6th Bn DLI.  Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1st September 1939.  Served BEF.  Posted Missing 11 - 31/5/40 (a report to this effect appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 18/7/1940), later presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40  with 10th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry.
 
|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
 
|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939.
|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40
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|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40.
 
|Home address=Resident of County Durham.  Son of Joseph and Margaret Simpson, Witton-le-Wear.  Buried Plot 8. Row D. Grave 6. [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.
 
|Home address=Resident of County Durham.  Son of Joseph and Margaret Simpson, Witton-le-Wear.  Buried Plot 8. Row D. Grave 6. [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.
 
|Image Name=Simpson_L_4455407.JPG
 
|Image Name=Simpson_L_4455407.JPG

Latest revision as of 17:40, 10 April 2020

Personnel Entry

Pte L Simpson's CWGC headstone.
Pte L Simpson's CWGC headstone.

Name Simpson Leslie
Army number 4455407
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born County Durham 1920/21.
Age 19
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date but likely to have been April/May 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1st September 1939. Served BEF. Posted Missing 11 - 31/5/40 (a report to this effect appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 18/7/1940), later presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 with 10th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Joseph and Margaret Simpson, Witton-le-Wear. Buried Plot 8. Row D. Grave 6. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI