Whittaker Ralph Pte. 4454664

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Name Whittaker Ralph
Army number 4454664
Rank Pte.
Date of birth
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date yet known, but his Regimental Number suggests early 1939. Posted ? 6th Bn DLI. Posted 10th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served with the B.E.F. in France. A report to the effect that he had been declared missing appeared in the Auckland Chronicle of 25/7/1940. Confirmed as taken Prisoner of War - notified 20/6/1940 and reported in the Auckland Chronicle of 15/8/1940. Repatriated. Discharged under King's Regulations 1940 Para 390 (xvi) 21/1/1946 as unfit for further service.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes - Camp Number 20A (73), P.o.W. Number 13096.
Died/Killed in action
Home address
Source table 10DLI