Heron John Clifton Pte 4469227
Name Heron John Clifton
Army number 4469227
Decorations Not known.
Date of birth Not yet known for certain but thought to be Q1 1921 - mother's maiden surname Turnbull.
Age Not known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - exact date not yet confirmed. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Dorset Regiment 28/8/1944.
Company/Battery Not yet confirmed.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not known.
Joined Brigade Not known.
Promotions Not known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address No family information as yet.
The fairly common nature of his name has meant that genealogical research has been difficult and results require confirmation - family help with these facts would be warmly welcomed.
Private Heron's transfer to the Dorset Regiment suggests that he was a member of 11th DLI, but this has yet to be confirmed.