Clazey Frederick Oswald 2/Lt 126486

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Name Clazey Frederick Oswald
Army number 126486
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth December 1912, in the Netherlands. (Some records show birth in County Durham).
Age 32
Unit Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 23/3/1940. Posted 2nd Bn DLI April 1940. Served BEF. Hospital. Posted No 4 ITC 23/8/1940. Posted 10th Bn DLI 7/9/1940. Served in Iceland. Posted 70th Bde HQ 1/2/1943. Posted back to 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. Posted 6th Bn DLI on disbandment of 10th Bn in August 1944. Posted 8th Bn DLI. KILLED in ACTION 4/11/1944 with 8th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery 10th Bn - Company not yet known. 70th Brigade HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Platoon Commander. Mortar Officer.
Joined Brigade 7/9/1940
Promotions W/S Lt. T/Captain.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 06-Nov-44
Home address Resident of Cornwall. Son of J. O. Clazey and Marion Clazey, of Falmouth, Cornwall. Buried Grave 12. A. 7. Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

DLI Roll of Honour shows date of death as 4/11/1944 and with 2nd Battalion - this appears to be in error.

Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery