Corr John William Pte 4456620

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Name Corr John William
Army number 4456620
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Research suggests 27/11/1918.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - Territorial Army - 4/7/1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI 1/9/1939. Embodied 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940. Posted 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served BEF. Taken Prisoner of War - details awaited. Repatriated early? Transferred to the Royal Army Service Corps 1/2/44, Auth: Part II Order IRO 25/44. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 24/5/1946.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Drummer in the Pipe Band. "Action" role not yet ascertained.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Yes, according to family correspondence.
Died/Killed in action Research suggests death was registered September 1987, aged 68, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
Home address 69, Mill Lane, Newcastle.
Source table 1TS

Key dates require confirmation.