Roden Arthur John Pte 14425080

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Name Roden Arthur John
Army number 14425080
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Staffordshire 1924/25.
Age 19
Unit General Service Corps. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Return to the Battalion requested 4/3/1944. Served Normandy. Posted 6th Bn DLI. KILLED in ACTION 10/9/1944 with 6th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Exact date not yet known.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 10-Sep-44
Home address Resident of Staffordshire. Son of John F. and Doris E. Roden, of Hednesford, Staffordshire. Buried Grave 29, British Plot Geel (Stelen) Churchyard.
Source table 10DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour, while listing him as a 6th Battalion casualty, shows his date of death as 11/9/1944. The War Office casualty list, and the DLI Enlistment Book, both show 10/9/1944, so that has been presumed to be correct.