Launce Thomas Jack Pte 4462155

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Personnel Entry

Pte Launce's headstone.
Pte Launce's headstone.

Name Launce Thomas Jack
Army number 4462155
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Salford 1913/14.
Age 30
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry - no enlistment date as yet. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 (earlier Enlistment Book entry showing 2/7/44 as the date of death is deleted, though this is the date on CWGC database).
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 02-Jul-44
Home address Resident of Salford. Son of William Henry and Carrie Launce, Weaste, Salford, Lancs. Buried Grave V. H, 1. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 11DLI