Delaney John James W/Lt 268954
Name Delaney John James
Army number 268954
Rank W/S Lt
Decorations M.C., MiD 31/8/1944.
Date of birth Research indicates he was probably born Q2 1922 in Sunderland. Mother's maiden name Pattison (to be confirmed).
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 27/3/43. Posted 10th Bn DLI 28/4/1943, (Some returns, and his Gallantry Citation, show number as 268953). Short Service Commission as Lt 27/9/1943. Served Normandy. Wounded 28/6/1944. RARO 12/10/1952. Class 3 1/11/1954. Relinquished Commission 1/7/1959.
Company/Battery HQ Coy,
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Signals Officer
Joined Brigade 02-Apr-43
Promotions W/S Lt 27/9/43. T/Captain 28/10/45. Captain 27/3/49.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Resident of Sunderland in 1944. Married Denise Elizabeth Grace Pigott (nee Erskine) on 9/2/1966 in Westminster.
Source table 10DLI