Riches Ernest Albert L/Cpl 4446329

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Name Riches Ernest Albert
Army number 4446329
Rank L/Cpl
Date of birth Born Backworth, Northumberland 09-Aug-09.
Age 31
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 20/9/27 as a Regular soldier for 7/5 years. Probably recalled from the Reserve, or re-enlisted, in 1939. Posted 11th Bn DLI - possibly 1/9/1939. Served BEF. DIED 29/5/40- probably of wounds sustained in action with 11th Bn DLI.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Possibly 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29-May-40
Home address Enlisted Newcastle upon Tyne. Miner. Resident of Newcastle. Son of Ernest Albert and Louise Riches, husband of Mary Hilda Winifred Riches, Banbury. Buried Plot 2 Row 7 Grave 20. Dunkirk Town Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI