Deary Francis Pte 4457660
Name Deary Francis
Army number 4457660
Date of birth Not yet known exactly but 1918/19.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Posted Missing 11/5 to 20/6/1940. Presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/1940 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery HQ Company, M.T. Section.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Driver.
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Son of Edith Deary, Sunderland. Commemorated Column 122, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Source table 10DLI
DLI Roll of Honour has date of death as 1/5/1940 - this appears to be in error.