Trotter Joseph Pte 4470640

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Name Trotter Joseph
Army number 4470640
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Sunderland 1922/23.
Age 21
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, Posted 10th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 17/6/1944 with 10th Bn Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 17-Jun-44
Home address Resident of Sunderland. Son of Thomas and Ethel May Trotter, Sunderland. Buried Grave VI. A. 3. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery.
Source table 10DLI

Both the DLI Roll of Honour and the War Office casualty list show his initials as J.H. Trotter. It is not yet known what the H stands for.