Wilson Benjamin Pte 4455305

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Personnel Entry

Pte B Wilson's CWGC headstone.
Pte B Wilson's CWGC headstone.

Name Wilson Benjamin
Army number 4455305
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born County Durham 1920/21.
Age 19
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no enlistment date, but almost certainly late April/early May 1939. Posted ? 8th Bn DLI. Posted 11th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Served BEF. Listed missing 11/5/40, 31/5/40, 20/6/40. Presumed KILLED in ACTION 20/5/1940.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40
Home address Resident of County Durham. Son of Thomas and Mary Jane Wilson, South Stanley. Buried Sp. Mem. Plot 8. Row J. Grave 3. BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux.
Source table 11DLI