Mellor Harry Pte 4692669

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Name Mellor Harry
Army number 4692669
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 25/3/1910 Barnsley.
Age 0
Unit King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry - enlistment date not known (Enlistment Books missing). Trf to The Durham Light Infantry 18/4/1940, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served BEF? DLI Books show a transfer to South Staffordshire Regiment 9/6/1940, Docs to Shrewsbury 28/6/1940. No trace of this transfer has been found in South Staffordshire Books - the relevant Enlistment Book may be missing. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 16/7/1944 with 1/6th Bn South Staffordshire Regiment.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 18-Apr-40
Promotions Corporal
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 16/7/1944
Home address Son of Frank Armitage Mellor and Lillian Mellor (nee White) of 20 Beaumont Street, Hoyland Common. Buried Grave II.D.1. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel.
Source table 10DLI