Laurie Thomas Newton Pte 4461350

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Name Laurie Thomas Newton
Army number 4461350
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry - no enlistment date but probably Summer 1939. Trf Black Watch, posted 1 TS.  ? Trf back to DLI> Prisoner of War Middle East - no mention of 1 TS in DLI Enlistment Book. Class Z Army Reserve 7/5/46.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not known.
Prisoner of War 17A, 153169
Died/Killed in action
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 1TS

It would appear that there may be some errors in the sources used in respect of this man. It is possible that he has been confused with another soldier with a similar name or, as I suspect, his planned transfer to the Black Watch did not go forward, or was reversed immediately.