Sallis Thomas Joseph Leslie Pte 4036578
Name Sallis Thomas Joseph Leslie
Army number 4036578
Decorations None known, except for Service Awards.
Date of birth Born 29/1/1917. Birth registered January 1917, Kings N, Warwickshire. Mother's maiden surname Whitman.
Age 59 at the time of his death.
Unit Attested 15/2/40 for the King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Undertook Basic Training. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 27/6/40 and posted to the 10th Battalion DLI. Served in Iceland. Served Normandy. Transferred to the East Yorkshire Regiment 3/9/1944, following the disbandment of the 10th Battalion. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 16/3/1945.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit Motorcycle Platoon whilst in Iceland.
Task or role Motorcyclist.
Joined Brigade 27-Jun-40.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died 14/1/1977 in Birmingham. Probate granted in Birmingham 3/3/1977.
Home address Married Phyllis A Johnson in July 1939 - registered in Q3 1939 at Smethwick.
Source table 10DLI
Private Sallis was a friend of the late Vane Dyson and appeared in Vane's photo collection. Contact from his family would be welcomed to verify the genealogical information and refine this Memorial Page.