Ellis Graham Roy 2/Lt 271124

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Name Ellis Graham Roy
Army number 271124
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth 1917 in South West London.
Age 27
Unit Royal Artillery - Emergency Commission as 2/Lt 10/4/1943. Trf Durham Light Infantry 22/1/1944 under authority WOPL 558 dated 19/1/1944, Posted 10th Bn DLI 22/1/1944. Discharged from hospital and posted from XII List 12/5/1944. Posted 105 Reinforcement Group 15/5/1944. Posted 32 R.H.U. Served Normandy. Posted 10th Bn DLI 21/6/1944. Reported MISSING believed KILLED 2/7/1944. Now known to have been KILLED in ACTION with 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry 2/7/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 22-Jan-44
Promotions W/S Lt 10/10/1943.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 2/7/1944.
Home address Resident of Sussex. Son of Frederick William St Andrew Ellis and Ethel Lillian Ellis, nephew of Mr. A. L. W. Beeston, of Worthing, Sussex. Buried Grave III. F. 10 Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI