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Personnel Entry

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Name Thomas Ernest
Army number 4443505
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 29/4/1926 at Houghton-le-Spring as a Territorial for four years. Posted to the 8th Battalion. Discharged 28/4/1928 under the Terms of Engagement (this would suggest that he had originally signed up for two years). Re-enlisted (date not known). Posted to the 11th Battalion - possibly on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 24/6/1940. Repatriated. Discharged 22/9/1944 under 1940 King's Regulations Para 390 (xvi).
Company/Battery Not yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known, but possibly 1/9/1939.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - but PoW number and Camp details not yet known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Father was listed as Next of Kin on original enlistment - Robert Thomas of 21 William Street, Hetton Downs. Ernest worked as a miner at Hetton.
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