Thompson Charles Baines AKA Baines Charles Alfred Cpl 4445764
Name Thompson Charles Baines AKA Baines Charles Alfred
Army number 4445764
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, enlisted at Sunderland 30/12/1926, as a Regular soldier, for 7 years with the Colours and 5 on the Reserve, aged 19. Posted to the B Reserve 29/12/1938 at the Termination of his Engagement. Re-enlisted in the 9th Battalion DLI 1/5/1939. Posted to the 11th Battalion DLI, possibly on 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France. Taken Prisoner of War - notified 12/7/1940, and reported in the Auckland Chronicle of 22/8/1940. Relegated to the Class Z Army Reserve 10/2/1946. Re-enlisted 28/5/1947 in the Territorial Army, Recs to N,S,R,W.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp 383, P.o.W. Number 10118.
Died/Killed in action
Home address Born Leeds, Yorkshire, Worked as a Coal Miner.
Source table 11DLI