Ashton Thomas Wilfred Pte. 4459074

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Name Ashton Thomas Wilfred
Army number 4459074
Rank Pte.
Decorations
Date of birth Not yet confirmed, but possibly registered Q2 1918 in Darlington.
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. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on 20/5/1940 or shortly thereafter - notified 13/9/1940. Date of repatriation not yet known. Class Z Army Reserve 28/7/1946 Div 3/A 27, Re-enlisted for 5/7 yrs 21/8/1946, records extracted to NSRW.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Stalags 8B and 344, Prisoner number 12519.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address
Source table 10DLI