Shreeve Pte 0
Name Shreeve John Thomas
Army number 4459458
Date of birth 18/8/1917 at Boldon, County Durham.
Age (At time of death).
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, probably Summer 1939. Posted to ? 6th Battalion DLI. Posted to the 10th Battalion DLI, probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France? Served Iceland.
Company/Battery Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Driver
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 30/7/1966 at Charlton, South East England.
Source table 10DLI
Jack Shreeve was a professional footballer. To read a short Wikipedia article on him please click here.
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Private Shreeve was a friend of the late Vane Dyson's and appears in one of Vane's Iceland photographs - shown below:-