Carlyon Thomas Private 4459557
Name Carlyon Thomas
Army number 4459557
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - date not yet confirmed. Posted to the 11th Battalion - possibly on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 12/7/1940. Repatriated. Posted ? Battalion DLI. Relegated to the Z Class Reserve 7/2/1946.
Company/Battery Not yet ascertained.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade Not yet known but possibly 1/9/1939.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - but PoW Number and Camp details not yet known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
Private Carlyon's name came to our attention as part of the 1942 "missing" exercise conducted by the War Office and documented at The National Archives.