Morrissey Alfonsus Joseph Cpl. 4445046

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Name Morrissey Alfonsus Joseph
Army number 4445046
Rank Corporal.
Decorations
Date of birth 3/11/1907. Born Solon, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, India.
Age
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry. Enlisted 28/12/1925 as a Regular soldier for a 7/5 engagement, aged 18, at Kasauli, India. Posted ? Bn DLI. Posted to the 10th Bn DLI - possibly on 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - notification received 9/8/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 22/6/1944.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes. Details of PoW Number and Camp(s) not yet known.
Died/Killed in action Died April 1989, aged 81, at Birmingham.
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI