Southworth Walter Ronald Pte 4461599

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Personnel Entry

Pte W R Southworth's CWGC headstone.
Pte W R Southworth's CWGC headstone.

Name Southworth Walter Ronald
Army number 4461599
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Research suggests Southworth was born in the Bucklow District of Cheshire in 1916, mother's maiden surname Hough.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - no enlistment date as yet. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 while with 11th Battalion DLI.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Cheshire. No further family information as yet. Buried Grave IV. F.13, Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI