Trotman William Bertram Ernest Pte 5683089

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Name Trotman William Bertram Ernest
Army number 5683089
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Somerset 1907/08.
Age 36
Unit Enlisted in the Somerset Light Infantry. Trf to The Durham Light Infantry, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 18/6/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 18-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Somerset. Son of Mr and Mrs Bert Trotman. Buried Grave XI. L. 7. Bayeux War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

The DLI Roll of Honour and the War Office casualty list both show his initials as W.B.E.R. Trotman. It is not known what the R stands for.