Heaney William Pte 4454568

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Name Heaney William
Army number 4454568
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1920/21.
Age 19
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly early 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, now known to be KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 Category B, Authority Casualty L while with 1st Tyneside Scottish.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40.
Home address Research suggests Pte Heaney was born in Gateshead in 1921, father James, mother Ellen (nee Fraser) and that he was a resident of Gateshead at the time of his death. Commemorated Column 91, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Source table 1TS

Dunkirk Memorial