Hawthornthwaite Leslie Pte 4457203

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Name Hawthornthwaite Leslie
Army number 4457203
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 1917/18.
Age 22
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably Summer/Autumn 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. Previously reported missing 21/5/40, now reported KILLED in ACTION Category "A" 20/5/40, Authority Casualty L., WOL/MC/OR/16435/ dated 12/7/43, while with 1st Tyneside Scottish.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit A/Tk 3/40
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 George Alfred and Jane Hawthornthwaite. Commemorated Column 91, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Source table 1TS

Dunkirk Memorial