Smith George William 2/Lt 143402

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Name Smith George William
Army number 143402
Rank 2/Lt
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Age 0
Unit The Durham Light Infantry - Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 17/8/1940. Posted 10th Bn DLI 11/9/1940. Served Iceland. Posted No 4 ITC Brancepeth. Posted 6th Bn DLI 17/4/1941. Posted Infantry Base Depot. Posted 9th Bn DLI 24/8/1942. Left out of Battle 6/12/1942. Attached No 2 N.H. 6/2/1943. RASC Convoy w/c 13/2/1943 with Bn. Posted MISSING from Operations in Sicily 17/7/1943. Prisoner of War. Unemployed list 1946 as Hon Captain. Relinquished Commission as Hon Captain 6/10/1951.
Company/Battery A Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit A Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 11/9/1940.
Prisoner of War Camp Oflag 0.79 Braunschweig, Number 3168.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet identified.
Home address
Source table 10DLI