French Andrew Pte 4454483

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Name French Andrew
Army number 4454483
Rank Pte
Date of birth
Age 23
Unit Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but possibly early 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland? Discharged 16/12/40 under KRs 1940 Para 390 (xvi) as unfit for further service. DIED of natural causes 7/6/1944, at home in Durham. CWGC lists him as having served with 11th Bn DLI, though this is not mentioned on his Death Certificate.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 07-Jun-44
Home address Son of Frederick and Jane Ann French, New Durham. Died at 15, Alington Place, Durham. Buried Grave 651, Durham St Giles' Churchyard.
Source table 11DLI

Pte French has been omitted from the DLI Roll of Honour and the War Office casualty list.