Sallis Thomas Joseph Leslie Pte 4036578

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Private Tommy Sallis at Akranes, Iceland.
Private Tommy Sallis at Akranes, Iceland.

Name Sallis Thomas Joseph Leslie
Army number 4036578
Rank Pte
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.