Wilton Thomas Edward Pte 4461138
Name Wilton Thomas Edward
Army number 4461138
Date of birth 4/2/1916 in Sunderland.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry (probably Spring 1940). Posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Served Normandy. Trf Dorsetshire Regiment 28/8/44. Class Z Army Reserve 12/5/1946.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Date not yet known but probably Spring 1940.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action Research indicates he died in August 1988 aged 72 in Sunderland.
Home address Research suggests he married Grace Lightle in Q4 1949 in the Durham Eastern District.
Source table 11DLI