Rowell Louis Henri (Harry) Pte 4456061

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Personnel Entry

Pte Rowell at centre front of group in Iceland.
Pte Rowell at centre front of group in Iceland.

Name Rowell Louis Henri (Harry)
Army number 4456061
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth 20/8/1920.
Age 0
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry as a Territorial. No exact enlistment date yet but understood to be September 1939. Posted ? 12th DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Evacuated to UK after wounding? Posted ? Bn Black Watch. Entry showing Class Z Army Reserve 15/5/46 marked "Delete 175/46".
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Driver.
Joined Brigade September 1939.
Promotions
Wounded Yes, at Rauray. Bullet through arm and across ribs. Exact date not yet known but probably 1/7/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 5/12/2006 aged 86.
Home address 9, Beacon St. Low Fell, Gateshead. 58, Dean Street, Low Fell, Gateshead. 31 Beaconsfield Avenue, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS

Thanks are due to Pte Rowell's son for additional information.