Layfield Joseph Pte 3775137

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Name Layfield Joseph
Army number 3775137
Rank Pte
Date of birth Not yet known but probably 1920.
Age 23
Unit King's Regiment - enlisted 15/1/1940. Posted 4th Holding Bn 11/5/1940. Posted 50th Holding Bn 6/6/1940. Trf Durham Light Infantry 6/9/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI.  ? Served Iceland. Trf Black Watch 11/5/1942, Posted 7th Bn, Docs to Perth 19/5/1942. Posted 1st Bn Black Watch - date not known. KILLED in ACTION 23/9/1943 with 1st Bn Black Watch - reference Cable 02ENA29141, AFB104 - 91/5/142.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 06-Sep-40
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 23/9/1943.
Home address Son of Robert and Sarah E. Layfield, of Birkenhead. Buried Grave V.E.21 Salerno War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

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