McConkey Matthew Findlay Pte 3133951

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Name McConkey Matthew Findlay
Army number 3133951
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Ayrshire 1915/16 - exact date not yet known.
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. X List 21st A G 120/44. Transferred back to the RSF 29/8/44 on the disbandment of the 11th Battalion. Posted 11th Bn RSF. DIED - probably as a result of wounds sustained with Royal Scots Fusiliers (North West Europe) 11/9/44.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 26/6/1940.
Promotions Lance Corporal.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 11-Sep-44
Home address Son of John and Elizabeth J. T. McConkey; husband of Helen McConkey, of Kilmaurs, Ayrshire. Buried Grave 19, Divn. 67. Row Q. Ste. Marie Cemetery, Le Havre.
Source table 11DLI