Blench Thomas William Pte 4454645

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Personnel Entry

Pte T W Blench's CWGC headstone.
Pte T W Blench's CWGC headstone.

Name Blench Thomas William
Army number 4454645
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham 1917 - mother's surname Blench.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date - but probably early 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served ? BEF. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 while with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of County Durham. Pte Blench married Annie Cowey in Houghton-le-Spring in 1936. Buried Grave IV. F. 14. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI