Sushams George Alfred Edward Pte 6146749

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Name Sushams George Alfred Edward
Army number 6146749
Rank Private
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth 13/10/1919 in Wandsworth.
Age 79 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the East Surrey Regiment (Territorial Army) 13/6/1940 and posted to the Initial Training Centre. Posted to the 2nd Battalion East Surrey Regiment. Transferred to the Somerset Light Infantry 21/6/1943 and posted to the 9th Battalion. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 22/4/1944 and posted to the 10th Battalion. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Cameronians 10/12/1944 and posted to the 6th Battalion. Released to Army Reserve 27/10/1946. Discharged from Reserve Liability 30/6/1959.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade 22/4/1944.
Promotions Appointed Lance Corporal 14/3/1945. Appointed Corporal 8/5/1946.
Wounded Not known for certain but there is a break in his Normandy service from 30/6/1944 to 13/8/1944 which might be accounted for by a spell in hospital or on leave in the UK.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 6/8/1999 in Lambeth, Greater London.
Home address In the 1939 General Register (reference ANFR 205/3) he was living at 40, Blythe House, Lambeth and working as a Printers' Machine Minder. Married Beatrice A C Burke in Lambeth in July 1941.
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