Taylor Peter Henry Riley Lt 255747

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Name Taylor Peter Henry Riley
Army number 255747
Rank Lt
Date of birth 31/1/1924 at Basford, Nottinghamshire. Mother's maiden surname Greenwood.
Age 56 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined the Lincolnshire Regiment - granted an Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt 12/2/1942. Attached to The Durham Light Infantry 30/6/1944 and posted to the 11th Battalion DLI. With the Battalion on disbandment 26/8/1944. Attached to the Green Howards and posted to the 7th Battalion. Wounded.
Company/Battery S Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit Anti-Tank Platoon.
Task or role Platoon 2 i/c 30/6/1944, Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 30-Jun-44.
Promotions W/S Lt 12/6/1943.
Wounded Yes. Sometime after disbandment and before 1/11/1944.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Died 16/11/1980 at Sherwood, Nottinghamshire. Probate granted 22/5/1981 at Nottingham Registry.
Home address Regimental Newsletter (? of 1st November 1944) indicated that he had been wounded - probably with 7th Green Howards.
Source table 11DLI