Dovernor Dennis Pte 4546811

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Personnel Entry

Pte D Dovernor's CWGC headstone.
Pte D Dovernor's CWGC headstone.

Name Dovernor Dennis
Army number 4546811
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Yorkshire 1923/24.
Age 20
Unit Joined the West Yorkshire Regiment, enlisted 31/5/1941. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 8/2/1943 under DO 26/43, (West Yorks Discharge Books mentions also number 4545741 but that volume is missing). Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/1944 with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 8/2/1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of Yorkshire. Son of Thomas and Annie Dovernor, Ingrow, Keighley. Buried Grave IV. F. 17. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour spells Pte Dovernor's surname DOVERNER - this is assumed to be a manuscript error.