Toddie William Cpl 4456299

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Sgt W Toddie's CWGC headstone.
Sgt W Toddie's CWGC headstone.

Name Toddie William
Army number 4456299
Rank Cpl
Decorations M.i.D.
Date of birth Born 1917/18.
Age 22
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably Spring/Summer 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40, Authority L.Casualty Category B.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions Sgt
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row I, Grave 9, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Home address Son of Thomas and Dorothy Toddie, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Lived at Tiverton Avenue, Newcastle.
Source table 1TS