Rowell Louis Henri (Harry) Pte 4456061
Name Rowell Louis Henri (Harry)
Army number 4456061
Date of birth 20/8/1920.
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.
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.