Britton Frank 4455975

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Name Britton Frank
Army number 4455975
Rank Private
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth 9/5/1921. Mother's maiden surname Richardson.
Age 60 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 23/5/1939 at Spennymoor. Posted to the 6th Battalion. Posted to the 10th Battalion on its inception 4/9/1939. Served BEF. Served Iceland. Discharged 13/6/1943 on ceasing to fulfil physical requirements.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade 4/9/1939.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 23/10/1981 at Stanley, County Durham, aged 60. Death Registered Durham Northern December 1981.
Home address Lived at 13 Bede Place, Kirk Merrington, Spennymoor, County Durham. Married Gwendoline Burnage Q2 1945, Durham North Western.
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Thanks are due to Keith Britton (Frank's son) for the additional "family" details.