Williams Richard Eric Pte 4035711

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Name Williams Richard Eric
Army number 4035711
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Shropshire 1917/18.
Age 26
Unit Attested 15/12/39 for the King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry 27/6/40, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 27-Jun-40
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44
Home address Resident of Shropshire. Son of Richard and Ethel May Williams, husband of Ivy Gertrude Williams, Bayston Hill, Shropshire. Buried Grave 4. Sec. A ter. Row 2. Lisieux Communal Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI