O'Hara John Pte 4454614
Name O'Hara John
Army number 4454614
Date of birth Born 21/9/1918 at 22, Catherine Street, Spennymoor.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 24/4/1939. Posted 6th Battalion DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Posted 70th Brigade HQ. Served Iceland. Transferred to East Yorkshire Regiment 22/10/1942. Transferred to Royal Northumberland Fusiliers 25/6/1943. Released to Z Class Reserve 14/6/1946.
Company/Battery Brigade Headquarters.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Dining Room Orderly.
Joined Brigade 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 27/2/1992.
Home address Resident in Spennymoor in 1949.
Source table 10DLI
Sincere thanks are due to Tom O'Hara, John O'Hara's son, for family and military information supplied.