Betts Magnus Kenneth Cpl 4457095

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Name Betts Magnus Kenneth
Army number 4457095
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born Sheffield 1918/19.
Age 26
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date but probably Summer/Autumn 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably September 1939. Served ? BEF. Served Iceland. Posted to India. Posted to GHQ India Command. DIED in India 5/6/1945.
Company/Battery Bn HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role RQMS.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions L/Sgt, WO II (CSM).
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 05-Jun-45. Died of Heat Stroke.
Home address Resident of Sunderland. Son of Magnus and Ritta (Rita?) Eveline Betts, Husband of Evelyn Betts of Seaburn, Sunderland. Buried Grave 3.C.2. Kirkee War Cemetery, India.
Source table 11DLI