Slater Richard Pte 4455960

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Cpl Richard Slater in Egypt
Cpl Richard Slater in Egypt

Name Slater Richard
Army number 4455960
Rank Pte
Date of birth 2/2/1921 in Lanchester District. Mother's maiden name Hall.
Age 0
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, T, 18/5/1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Embodied 1/9/1939. Posted 11th Bn DLI (probably 1/9/1939). BEF. Dunkirk. Served Iceland. Posted 16th Bn DLI. Trf Royal Army Service Corps 18/11/44, docs to Hastings 26/1/45. Class Z Army Reserve 14/8/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Section Commander in 16th DLI.
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions W/S Corporal. W/S Sergeant. P/A/WOII (RASC).
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 23/5/1993 in Wigton, Cumbria, aged 72.
Home address Son of Richard and Henrietta Slater. Married Joan Jackson in Dalton in Furness, 7/12/1946.
Source table 11DLI