Walton John Robert Pte. 4456762

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Name Walton John Robert
Army number 4456762
Rank Private.
Date of birth
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but almost certainly joined in Spring/Summer 1939, judging by his Regimental Number. Posted to the 6th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in Northern France. Taken Prisoner of War in the Arras area - formally notified 9/9/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 1/4/1946.
Company/Battery Not yet known - possibly C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 4C, PoW number 5467.
Died/Killed in action .
Home address Lived at The Oaks, Evenwood, then his family moved to West Auckland. Brother to George Cameron Walton, 10th DLI.
Source table 10DLI