Welford Joseph Pte 4267131

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Name Welford Joseph
Army number 4267131
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1911/12.
Age 33
Unit Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - enlisted 16/5/1929. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 19/7/1940. Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland? Transferred to the Army Catering Corps 24/9/1941, docs sent 22/10/1941. Attached to the Royal Artillery. DIED of WOUNDS 1/1/1945, Western Europe.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 19/7/1940
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 1/1/1945
Home address Son of John and Mary Ellen Welford, husband of Olive Welford of Bailiff Bridge, Yorkshire. Buried Grave I.G.9. Nederweert War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

Because of his transfer to the Army Catering Corps Pte Welford is not included on the DLI Roll of Honour.