Bassett Joseph Pte 14426487

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Name Bassett Joseph
Army number 14426487
Rank Private.
Decorations None known beyond Service Awards.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 19 at the time of his death.
Unit Conscripted into the General Service Corps, underwent Basic Training at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to the Black Watch, and posted to the 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION NW Europe 26/6/44, Serial No. 367.
Company/Battery Company not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not known, but probably Rifleman.
Joined Brigade Not yet confirmed.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes – but only those injuries which lead to his death.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 26-Jun-44. No known grave and no details of any initial interment. Commemorated on Panel 16, Column 1, Bayeux Memorial.
Home address Son of George Henry and Margaret Bassett, Homerton, London.
Source table 1TS