Pritchard William Henry Pte 3906595

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Name Pritchard William Henry
Army number 3906595
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Bedwellty, Monmouthshire 1906/07.
Age 37
Unit South Wales Borderers, Enlisted 2/9/1925 as a Regular soldier for 7/5 years, Aged 18. Discharged on the Termination of his service 19/5/1933. Re-enlisted or Transferred to the Dorsetshire Regt 5/9/1939. Served Normandy. Proposed transfer to the Black Watch 1/7/1944 cancelled. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry 1/7/1944, Posted 10th Bn DLI. KILLED in ACTION with 10th Bn DLI 21/8/1944.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 01-Jul-44
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 21-Aug-44
Home address Resident of Newport at the time of his death. Parents on enlisting were William John and Mary Jane Pritchard, 1, Watkin Square, Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire. At the time of his death he was described as the son of William John and Elizabeth Ellen Pritchard, Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire.
Source table 10DLI