Lodge Harry Pte 14412825

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Personnel Entry

Harry Lodge as L/Cpl with East Yorks.
Harry Lodge as L/Cpl with East Yorks.

Name Lodge Harry
Army number 14412825
Rank Pte
Decorations 1939-45 Star, France and Germany Star, War Medal 1939-45, General Service Medal with clasp.
Date of birth 15/4/1925
Age 0
Unit General Service Corps - enlisted 25/11/1942 and placed on Reserve 26/11/1942. Transferred to the Northamptonshire Regiment 17/2/1943, Posted 70th Battalion (Young Soldiers). Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 10/7/1943, Posted 11th Battalion. In hospital in the UK 29/6/1944 to 26/8/1944. Posted No 4 Infantry Training Centre 29/7/1944. Posted No 30 Regimental Holding Unit 1/8/1944. Posted 11th Battalion 13/8/1944. Posted No 32 Regimental Holding Unit 26/8/1944. Transferred to the East Yorkshire Regiment 26/8/1944, Posted 2nd Battalion. Served in the Middle East 5/10/1945 to 7/6/1947. Released to Army Reserve 2/9/1947. Discharged from Reserve Liability 30/6/1959.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Rifleman
Joined Brigade 27/6/1944
Promotions L/Cpl 25/9/1945, A/Cpl 12/4/1946, W/S Cpl 11/7/1946
Wounded 27/6/1944 at Rauray and 7/9/1944 at Emerville
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Born Batley, son of Ben and Gertrude Lodge of 72 Kirkgate, Hanging Heath, Batley, W Yorks. Warehouse assistant.
Source table 11DLI

Group picture of men of 11th DLI in 1943/1944 before D-Day

Harry Lodge appears on the photograph in the second from back row and ten places from the right - as identified by his son Phil, whose help is gratefully acknowledged.