Hetherington John William Pte. 4457005
Name Hetherington John William
Army number 4457005
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".