Glover Sydney Alfred Pte 4970007
Name Glover Sydney Alfred
Army number 4970007
Date of birth Born South Shields 12/12/1909.
Unit Enlisted 11/4/1928, as a Territorial for 4 years, in the Sherwood Foresters. Discharged 16/4/1928 on joining the Leicestershire Regiment on 17/4/1928 as a Regular soldier. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Reported MISSING 10/5/1940 - 20/6/1940. Now known to have been KILLED in ACTION 21/5/1940 with 10th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 21-May-40
Home address Painter. Resident of Somerset. Son of Sydney Alfred and May Glover, Nottingham. Buried Plot X. Row 1. Grave 49. ARRAS Communal Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI
DLI Roll of Honour shows date of death as 1/5/1940, which appears to be in error. War Office casualty list shows only 5/40 with no day. CWGC has 21/5/1940.