Welsh James Pte 4457170

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Name Welsh James
Army number 4457170
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, T, no enlistment date as yet, but his number suggests Spring/Summer 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 20/5/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Posted ? Battalion Black Watch. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 14/5/46.
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 20B, PoW Number 9648.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address 17, Theresa St. Blaydon-on-Tyne. No family information as yet.
Source table 1TS