Hunt Roy Cpl 4469237

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Cpl Roy Hunt with his wife.
Cpl Roy Hunt with his wife.

Name Hunt Roy
Army number 4469237
Rank Cpl
Date of birth Born Yorkshire - date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, probably enlisted 11/12/1941. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Posted to No 4 ITC Brancepeth - non-Permanent Staff. Posted to Permanent Staff from non-Permanent Staff 27/6/42, Docs to DWR 16/7/42. Posted to ? Reposted to No 4 ITC Brancepeth 14/8/43. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 with 11th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Company/Battery D Company, 11th Battalion.
Platoon or other sub-unit 17 Platoon.
Task or role Section Commander.
Joined Brigade Probably early 1942.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44. KIlled by machine-gun fire during the Rauray battle.
Home address Resident of Yorkshire. No further family details available yet. Buried Grave V. J. 3. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 11DLI