Nesbitt John George William Pte 4455259

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Name Nesbitt John George William
Army number 4455259
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham - date not yet known.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but almost certainly late April/early May 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Posted 8th Bn DLI. Served Middle East. DIED of WOUNDS sustained in action with 8th Bn Durham Light Infantry 22/3/1943.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions L/Cpl
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 22-Mar-43
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Mr and Mrs John William Nesbitt, Birtley. Buried Grave V.A.28 Enfidaville War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour shows his date of death as 25/3/1943, while the War Office casualty list only shows 3/43 with no day shown.