Brown George Henry Pte 4444693

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Name Brown George Henry
Army number 4444693
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known. Born Durham.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry. Enlisted 29/5/1922 in the TA for 4yrs, aged 19, at Horden. Posted ?8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on 20/5/1940 - notification received 12/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 2/1/1944.
Company/Battery A Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Corporal.
Prisoner of War Camp number 20A. Prisoner number 5641.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Worked as a Miner.
Source table 11DLI

Corporal Brown's date of discharge suggest he was repatriated early - perhaps as a result of illness - before the War concluded.