Wintersgill Richard A/Cpl. 4456686

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Name Wintersgill Richard
Army number 4456686
Rank Acting Corporal.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - probably 20/5/1940 - notification received 20/6/1940. A report of his having been captured appeared in the Auckland Chronicle edition of 18/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK 27/5/1944. Relegated to Class W Army Reserve 22/9/1944.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Acting Corporal.
Prisoner of War Camp Number 21B (4). Prisoner number 2598.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI