Ball John Sgt 3774776

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Name Ball John
Army number 3774776
Rank Sgt
Date of birth Born probably 1919.
Age 25
Unit King's Regiment - enlisted 15/11/1939. Trf Durham Light Infantry 6/9/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI.  ? Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Trf York & Lancaster Regiment (Hallamshire Bn) 5/9/1944. Trf Gloucester Regiment, Posted 2nd Bn. KILLED in ACTION 29/10/1944 with 2nd Bn Gloucester Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 06-Sep-40
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-Oct-44
Home address Son of John and Mary Ball, of Rainford, Lancashire, England. Buried Grave 6. C. 9. Bergen-op-Zoom Canadian War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI