Humphries John Pte 4454205

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Personnel Entry

Pte J Humphries' CWGC headstone.
Pte J Humphries' CWGC headstone.

Name Humphries John
Army number 4454205
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1920/21.
Age 23
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably 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? Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION NW Europe 28/6/44, Serial No. 370.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 28-Jun-44
Home address Son of Henry and Bridget Humphries, Gateshead. Buried Grave IV. A.5. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 1TS