Crickard Thomas Pte 782709

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Name Crickard Thomas
Army number 782709
Rank Pte
Date of birth 8/4/1906 - Workington.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery 30/4/1928 at Workington - TA - 4 years. Discharged 28/12/1928 under Para 200 of the TA Regulations on enlisting in the Border Regiment on 29/12/1928 - Regular Army. Trf Durham Light Infantry 31/8/1940, Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Trf Dorsetshire Regiment 28/8/1944. Class Z Army Reserve - A Release - 15/11/1945.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed but possibly August 1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Research suggests he married Margaret A Johnson in Gateshead in Q4 1937.
Source table 11DLI