Ellesmere John Pte 4457180

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Personnel Entry

Pte J Ellesmere's CWGC headstone.
Pte J Ellesmere's CWGC headstone.

Name Ellesmere John
Army number 4457180
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1919/20.
Age 21
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, (OF/CAS/BW/6 dated 18/11/42).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Son of John T E and Mary Isabella Ellesmere, Gateshead. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row C, Grave 13, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS