Alderson Raymond William Pte. 4456417

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Name Alderson Raymond William
Army number 4456417
Rank Pte.
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet known, but possibly 1921.
Age
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably on 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Notified as having been taken Prisoner of War (probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter) on 12/7/1940. Posted ? Bn DLI. Class Z Army Reserve 25/12/1945.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Stalag 344 (Lambinowice, Poland) Number 3528
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI


Genealogical research has not yet been able to specifically identify this man with regard to birth and death dates, as this is a relatively common surname. However, a newspaper report of him having been reported "Missing" appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 11th July 1940.