Temple George Edward Pte 4447868

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Name Temple George Edward
Army number 4447868
Rank Private.
Decorations Not known.
Date of birth 18/6/1911 at Newton Bewley. Birth registered in Stockton on Tees, Q3 1911.
Age 94 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 4/12/1929 as a Regular soldier for seven years with the Colours and five on the Reserve. LIkely to have been recalled to the Colours on the outbreak of War as a Reservist with the DLI. Transferred to the RAOC under Army Council Instruction 626/39 in the rank of Private on 17/7/1942 and posted to the Armoured Training Centre RASC. Documents to Leicester 25/8/1942. Posted to 70th Brigade HQ and understood to have worked in the Brigade Workshops.
Company/Battery Brigade HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Armourer.
Joined Brigade Exact date not yet known.
Promotions Promoted to WOII.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not as far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Died in Darlington Memorial Hospital on 25/10/2005 at the age of 94.
Home address Father was James Temple and mother Ada Clark. Married Marjorie Agar in Darlington on 27/7/1938.
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To read a "People's War" entry on WOII Temple, which includes a photograph of him, please click [1] here.