Bestford Jonathan Pte. 4456673

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Name Bestford Jonathan
Army number 4456673
Rank Pte.
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no exact enlistment date known, but his Regimental Number suggests Summer 1939. Posted ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Battalion DLI. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - notified 7/6/1940, a report to this effect appearing in the Auckland Chronicle of 8/8/1940. Repatriated. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 15/12/1945. Records extracted to NSRW. Re-Enlisted in the TA 19/5/1947.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 20A, P.o.W. Number 1395.
Died/Killed in action
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI