Forster Cyril Pte 14206400

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Name Forster Cyril
Army number 14206400
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Cheshire 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit General Service Corps - enlisted 19/2/1942. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. DIED of WOUNDS North West Europe 25/6/1944 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably Spring 1942 - to be confirmed.
Wounded Yes - details not yet available.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 25-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Cheshire. Son of James and Ellen Forster, husband of Doreen Gertrude Forster, Llanelly. Buried Grave III. F. 4. Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

It seems likely that Pte Forster was one of the many men from the Brigade who married locally when the Brigade was stationed in South Wales - to be confirmed.

Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery