Thompson Matthew 4455971
Name Thompson Matthew
Army number 4455971
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - enlistment date early May 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF? ? Dunkirk. Served Iceland? ? Served Normandy. Posted ? Bn DLI on the disbandment of 10th Battalion. Trf 1st Herefordshire Regiment 12/12/1944.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant. (To be confirmed).
Joined Brigade Exact date not yet confirmed but possibly 1/9/1939.
Promotions Warrant Officer Class II. (To be confirmed).
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Resident of Coxhoe in 1960. No further family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI