Forrester Alfred Pte 4688313
Name Forrester Alfred
Army number 4688313
Decorations None known other than service medals.
Date of birth Born West Bromwich 1910/11. Actual date not yet ascertained.
Unit Enlisted in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (Enlistment Book not available). Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 29/6/1944 with 10th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action Killed in action 29-Jun-44. Interred initially at Fontenay-le-Pesnel, map reference 7F/1 1/50,000 872674 alongside the remains of Pte Rannard. Subsequently re-buried 15/6/1945 in Grave VIII. H. 1. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville. Headstone inscription reads: "GONE FROM OUR HOME BUT NOT OUR HEARTS. EVELYN AND MAUREEN".
Home address Resident of West Bromwich. Son of Alfred and Sophia Forrester, husband of Evelyn Emma Forrester, West Bromwich.
Source table 10DLI