Nield Raymond Coffey Pte 4462027
Name Nield Raymond Coffey
Army number 4462027
Date of birth Research suggests Nield was born in the Ashton District of Lancashire in 1920, mother's maiden surname Kenworthy.
Unit Durham Light Infantry, Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Transferred to the Green Howards 29/8/44 on the disbandment of the 11th Battalion. (Green Howards Enlistment Book Missing) Posted 7th Bn Green Howards, Docs to Section 25/9/44. KILLED in ACTION with 7th Green Howards 12/9/44.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 12-Sep-44
Home address He married Patricia Erasmus in Ashton in 1940. Buried Grave IV. A. 9. Geel War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI
Because of his transfer to the Green Howards, Pte Nield is not included in the DLI Roll of Honour.