Pritchard Donald 2/Lieutenant 303018

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Name Pritchard Donald
Army number 303018
Rank 2/Lieutenant
Date of birth 1918.
Age 26 at the time of his death.
Unit Served in Monmouthshire Regt as 4078012. Middlesex Regiment - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 24/12/1943. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 31/3/1944 and posted to the 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 2/7/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Duty Officer.
Joined Brigade 31-Mar-44.
Promotions W/S Lt.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 02-Jul-44. Originally interred at Brettevillette, map 7F/1, reference 893.646.
Home address Son of Mrs E M Jones. Husband of Olive Mary Pritchard, Mayhill, Monmouthshire. Re-buried 5/3/1945 in Grave IX. F. 2. Hottot-les-Bagues War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads "UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN, MOTHER. ALWAYS REMEMBERED, WIFE OLIVE".
Source table 10DLI

Lt Pritchard has been omitted from the list of those Officers from other Regiments. contained in the DLI Roll of Honour, who lost their lives while serving with The Durham Light Infantry. This appears to have been an administrative error.