Fairbank John Thomas Pte 4453325

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Pte J T Fairbank's CWGC headstone.
Pte J T Fairbank's CWGC headstone.

Name Fairbank John Thomas
Army number 4453325
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born Hull 1919/20.
Age 20
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but probably early 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Posted Missing 11 - 31/5/40, presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery HQ Company, 10th Battalion.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Resident of Hull. Son of Henry Harrison and Daisy Ellen Fairbank, Hull. Buried Sp. Mem. Plot 8, Row A, Grave 5, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 10DLI