Wilson Thomas Joseph Pte 4455902

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Name Wilson Thomas Joseph
Army number 4455902
Rank Pte
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet confirmed. Research suggests October 1918 - mother's name Wilson.
Age (At time of death). Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, Territorial Army, no enlistment date known but almost certainly early May 1939. Posted ? 9th Battalion DLI. Posted ? 12th Battalion DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940 and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - probably around 21/5/1940. Repatriated. Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) as unfit for further service 12/1/46.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939 on mobilisation.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - held in Stalag 20B, PoW Number 20371.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Worked as a Coal Miner at Pelaw Main Colliery. 19, Dorney St. Gateshead. 93, Romulus Terrace, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS