Hampton Robert Lance Sergeant 4469213

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L/Sgt R Hampton's CWGC headstone.
L/Sgt R Hampton's CWGC headstone.

Name Hampton Robert
Army number 4469213
Rank Lance Sergeant
Date of birth Born County Durham 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, probably enlisted 11/12/1941. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Posted to Permanent Staff from non-Permanent Staff 27/6/1942, docs to DWR 16/7/1942. Reposted to No 4 ITC 14/8/1943. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably early 1942.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44.
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Joseph and Elsie Hampton, husband of Audrey Johnson Hampton, Seaham Harbour. Buried Grave IV. D. 2. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 11DLI