Ford Wilfred Frank Lt 255812

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Name Ford Wilfred Frank
Army number 255812
Rank Lt
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth 1919, Kingston, Surrey. Mother's maiden name Grimaldi.
Age 0
Unit Cadet at 163 OCTU. Joined The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 12/12/1942. Posted to the 17th Bn DLI. Posted to the 11th Bn DLI 11/9/1943. Posted to the 14th Bn DLI. Posted to the 9th Bn DLI 3/11/1944. Wounded and evacuated while with 9th Bn 31/3/1945. Posted to No. 41 RHU. Posted back to 9th Bn DLI 29/5/1945. May have been wounded a second time. Unemployed list 1946 as Honorary Lieutenant.
Company/Battery 17th Bn - C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 11/9/1943.
Promotions W/S Lt 12/6/1943.
Wounded 31/3/1945.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet ascertained.
Home address 97, Watchfield, Sutton Court Road, London W4.
Source table 11DLI