Walton Robert Pte 4462349

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Name Walton Robert
Army number 4462349
Rank Not known.
Decorations Not known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry. Transferred to the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 1/10/1940. Posted to the 70th Battalion. Transferred back to The Durham Light Infantry 29/12/1940 - Daily Orders 2/41. Posted to the 70th (Young Soldiers) Battalion. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Dorset Regiment 28/8/1944. Details of his later military career have not been able to be accessed.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known.
Joined Brigade Not known.
Promotions Not known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
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The common nature of Private Walton's name means that the genealogical research on him proved difficult - leading to little information being able to be found.

It is likely that Private Walton was a member of 11th DLI but this has yet to be proved.