Lawton Thomas Sgt 4441604

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Name Lawton Thomas
Army number 4441604
Rank Sgt,
Date of birth
Age 0
Unit Durham Light Infantry, Enl 6/4/1922, T, 4yrs, Birtley, Disch at own request 2/5/1929, R/E 7/3/1931, Posted 11th Bn 1/9/39, Prisoner of War 20/6/1940, Class Z Army Reserve 29/4/1946, B Release 2/6/1946, R/E 12/7/1946, Posted 8th, Class W Reserve 28/6/1948.
Company/Battery Militia Company, A Coy
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 01-Sep-39
Promotions PSM, CSM
Prisoner of War 21E 2791 "Man of Confidence" at Stalag 383.
Died/Killed in action
Home address
Source table 11DLI

To listen to a detailed and lengthy interview with Thomas Lawton, conducted by Harry Moses for the Imperial War Museum's Sound Archive, © IWM click on this link to the IWM's Collections Website