Temple Joseph Pte 4462002

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Personnel Entry

Pte J Temple's CWGC headstone.
Pte J Temple's CWGC headstone.

Name Temple Joseph
Army number 4462002
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born Oldham 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - enlistment date not yet known, 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 Oldham. Son of Joseph and Mary Jane Temple, husband of Violet Temple, Oldham. Buried Grave IV. E. 5. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI