Critchley Albert Edward Cpl 5680599

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Name Critchley Albert Edward
Army number 5680599
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born Bristol 1911/12.
Age 32
Unit Enlisted in the Somerset Light Infantry. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944 while with 11th Battalion DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Bristol. Son of Henry Edward and Emma Critchley, husband of Ivy May Eveline Critchley, Easton, Bristol. Buried Grave XXIII. B. 6. Bayeux War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour shows Cpl Critchley's date of death as 10/6/1944, which appears to be an error. The War Office casualty list only shows 6/44 without a day. CWGC's records showing 27/6/1944 appear to be the more accurate.