Peirs John Pte 2759591

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Personnel Entry

Pte J Peirs' CWGC headstone.
Pte J Peirs' CWGC headstone.

Name Peirs John
Army number 2759591
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1918/19.
Age 21
Unit Enlisted in the Black Watch, no dates as yet. Posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 Category "B", Authority:- L Casualties.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet confirmed.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Son of William Sidney and Margaret Jane Peirs, Willington Quay, Northumberland. Buried Plot 8. Row E. Grave 4. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 1TS