McCann Charles Pte 3133830

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Charles McCann CWGC Headstone
Charles McCann CWGC Headstone

Name McCann Charles
Army number 3133830
Rank Pte
Date of birth Research suggests that McCann was born in Kilmarnock 1915/16.
Age 28
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots Fusiliers - probably 18/4/1940. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 26/6/40, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 27/6/44 with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 26/6/1940
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Kilmarnock. No further family information as yet. Buried Grave V. J. 1. St Manvieu War Cemetery, Cheux.
Source table 11DLI