Richardson Robert Starkie Pte 4454418

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Name Richardson Robert Starkie
Army number 4454418
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1918/19.
Age 21
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date as yet, but probably early 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. Presumed KILLED in ACTION between 29th and 30th May 1940 with B.E.F., Serial No. 516 9/10/44, while with 1st Tyneside Scottish.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-May-40.
Home address Adopted son and nephew of Sarah A Buchanan, Blaydon. Death may have occurred up to 30 5 1940. Commemorated Column 91, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL.
Source table 1TS

Dunkirk Memorial