Furlong William Pte 4457182

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Personnel Entry

Pte W Furlong's CWGC headstone.
Pte W Furlong's CWGC headstone.

Name Furlong William
Army number 4457182
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 1920/21.
Age 20
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but possibly late 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority:- R. Casualties.
Company/Battery
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 Son of Charles and Annie Furlong, Jarrow. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row I, Grave 6, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS