Irving Samuel Pte 4456623

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Personnel Entry

L/Cpl S Irving's CWGC headstone.
L/Cpl S Irving's CWGC headstone.

Name Irving Samuel
Army number 4456623
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 1916/17.
Age 23
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Small Arms School Course No 6 3/40. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority R. Casualty.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions L/Cpl
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Son of Robert and Elizabeth Ann Irving, Gateshead. Buried Grave 6, Plot 8, Row A. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS