Smith Frank Pte 4456294

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Name Smith Frank
Army number 4456294
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth
Age 23
Unit Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, Trf Black Watch 1/2/1940, Posted 1 TS, KILLED by guard whilst a Prisoner of War 17/6/42, Auth: CAS/2/BW/6 dated 2/7/42 (BW Book 358 No 5 page 11). Mentioned in Commons Debate in Hansard 8/6/1943 by Mr Magnay.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War XXB 357, 10233
Died/Killed in action 17-Jun-42
Home address Research suggests Pte Smith was born in Gateshead in 1918, father Frank, mother Florence M. (nee Bennett) and that he was a resident of Gateshead at the time of his death. Buried Grave 4.A.9. Malbork Commonwealth War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS