Alldread Fred Pte 4457998

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Name Alldread Fred
Army number 4457998
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth 18/11/1918.
Age
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Notification received that he had been taken Prisoner of War (probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter) on 20/6/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 21/6/1944.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Stalag 8B Number 36822.
Died/Killed in action Died 4/11/1987 aged 69 at Stapleford, Nottinghamshire.
Home address Research indicates a marriage to Kathleen Ford Q1 1947 in Belper, Derbyshire.
Source table 10DLI

Pte Alldread's early discharge suggests that he may have been repatriated early, possibly on grounds of sickness, which is perhaps why he does not appear in the Register of PoWs for WW2, although he was included on a formal list of those repatriated in correspondence files at The National Archives, Kew.