Connolly William Pte 3658463

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Personnel Entry

Pte W Connolly's CWGC headstone.
Pte W Connolly's CWGC headstone.

Name Connolly William
Army number 3658463
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Lancashire 1914/15.
Age 29
Unit Enlisted in the South Lancs (Prince of Wales Volunteers) 18/4/40. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 27/6/40, posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS 30/6/44.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 27/6/1940.
Wounded Yes - details not yet available.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 30-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Cheshire. Son of David and Jane Connolly, husband of Gladys Connolly, Leicester. Buried Grave IV. D. 14. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 10DLI