Anson Alfred L /Cpl 4458056

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Name Anson Alfred
Army number 4458056
Rank L/Cpl
Decorations
Date of birth Research suggests birth on 1/4/1919, registered in Wortley, Yorkshire.
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. Reported MISSING 20/6/1940, now known to have been taken Prisoner of War (probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter) - notified 4/8/1940. Repatriated to the UK 1/5/1945. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xviii)A on 10/11/1945, DIS DLI 1945.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions L/Cpl.
Wounded
Prisoner of War Stalag 8B and 344 (Lambinowice, Poland), Number 76400.
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death registered in Barnsley in April 1991 at the age of 72.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI

Family research information set out above all requires confirmation.