Thompson Charles Baines AKA Baines Charles Alfred Cpl 4445764

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Name Thompson Charles Baines AKA Baines Charles Alfred
Army number 4445764
Rank Corporal
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, enlisted at Sunderland 30/12/1926, as a Regular soldier, for 7 years with the Colours and 5 on the Reserve, aged 19. Posted to the B Reserve 29/12/1938 at the Termination of his Engagement. Re-enlisted in the 9th Battalion DLI 1/5/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI, possibly on 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - notified 12/7/1940, and reported in the Auckland Chronicle of 22/8/1940. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 10/2/1946. Re-enlisted 28/5/1947 in the Territorial Army, Recs to N,S,R,W.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Corporal
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 383, P.o.W. Number 10118.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Born Leeds, Yorkshire, Worked as a Coal Miner.
Source table 11DLI