Ward George Andrew Sgt. 4441418
Name Ward George Andrew
Army number 4441418
Date of birth Not yet known. Born Byers Green.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, Enlisted on 28/2/1922 in the Territorial Army for 4yrs, Aged 20, at Spennymoor. Posted to the 6th Bn DLI. Discharged at the termination of his engagement 28/5/1931. Re-Enlisted in the 6th DLI 11/6/1931. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served B.E.F. Taken Prisoner of War - probably on 20/5/1940 - notification received on 29/7/1940. Repatriated to the UK. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 8/10/1945.
Company/Battery C Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Promotions Staff Sergeant.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - details of Camp and Number not yet known.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet known.
Home address Miner. No family information as yet.
Source table 10DLI
The Auckland Chronicle of 18th July 1940 reported that he was "Missing".