Ormston Alfred Charles Sgt 4451527
Name Ormston Alfred Charles
Army number 4451527
Date of birth Born County Durham - date not yet known.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date. Discharged 30/3/39. Re-enlisted in The DLI 24/4/39. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF? Served Iceland. Posted 9th Bn DLI. Served Normandy? DIED 8/5/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Promotions WO II (CSM)
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 08-May-46
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of George and Rosina Ormston, husband of Mary Ormston of Guiseley. Buried Grave 55 Sec E, Ilkley (Menston) Cemetery
Source table 11DLI
There is some doubt about the accuracy of the War Office casualty list which shows CSM Ormston as a resident of Durham - perhaps this should have read Yorkshire?