Houston Robert Pte 4455552

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Personnel Entry

Pte R Houston's CWGC headstone.
Pte R Houston's CWGC headstone.

Name Houston Robert
Army number 4455552
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1908/09.
Age 31
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but almost certainly May 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. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, (OF/CAS/BW/6/ dated 15/11/42).
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 Husband of Elizabeth Houston, Ulverston, Lancs. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row B, Grave 4, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS