Donnelly Thomas Pte 4692816

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Personnel Entry

Pte T Donnelley's CWGC headstone.
Pte T Donnelley's CWGC headstone.

Name Donnelly Thomas
Army number 4692816
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Wigan 1918/19.
Age 21
Unit Joined the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. (Enlistment Book not available). Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Reported MISSING 10/5/1940 - 20/6/1940, now known to have DIED 25/5/1940 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry, possibly of wounds sustained on 20/5/1940.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18/4/1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 25-May-40
Home address Resident of Doncaster. Son of John and Matilda Donnelly, Armthorpe, Yorkshire. Buried Plot 8. Row A. Grave 14. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI

DLI Roll of Honour has date of death as 27/5/1940. War Office casualty list only shows 5/40 with no day. CWGC shows 25/5/1940.