Vernals Leonard James L/Cpl 5255893

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Name Vernals Leonard James
Army number 5255893
Rank L/Cpl
Date of birth Born Birmingham 1915/16.
Age 28
Unit Joined Worcestershire Regiment - no enlistment details. Trf Rifle Brigade 21/6/1940. Not traced in Rifle Brigade Enlistment Books. Trf Somerset Light Infantry. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry - date not known, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 20/6/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Exact date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Birmingham. Son of Albert Edward and Beatrice Maud Vernals, Husband of Lilian Annie Vernals, Birmingham. Buried Grave I. G. 4. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI