Hetherington John William Pte. 4457005

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Name Hetherington John William
Army number 4457005
Rank Pte.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but probably Autumn 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF. Reported MISSING 20/6/1940, now known to have been taken Prisoner of War - notified 31/10/1940. Repatriated. Relegated to Class Z Army Reserve 25/4/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp Number 20a. Prisoner Number 21574.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Resident of Spennymoor in 1953. No further family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI

The Auckland Chronicle of 11th July 1940 includes a report of him having been declared "Missing".