Donkin John Thomas Pte 4455982

From 70 Brigade
Jump to: navigation, search

Personnel Entry

Image placeholder
Image placeholder

Name Donkin John Thomas
Army number 4455982
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham
Age 23
Unit Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS 22/6/1940 ( This date is a transcription error in the Enlistment Book - should be 1944) with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 22-Jun-44
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of John and Elizabeth Donkin, husband of Gwendoline Donkin, Featherstone, Yorkshire. Buried Grave I. J. 9. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI