Webster Robert Pte 4459446

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Name Webster Robert
Army number 4459446
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age (At the time of his death). Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests Autumn 1939. Posted to the ? 9th Battalion. Posted to the ? 12th Battalion DLI 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served in Northern France with the B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on or about 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Battalion Black Watch. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 30/3/46 as unfit for further service.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes - Stalag 6A, PoW Number 47924.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 42, Jubilee Rd. Gosforth. No further family information as yet.
Source table 1TS