Wray William Pte 4456313

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Name Wray William
Army number 4456313
Rank Pte
Date of birth
Age 31
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, T, no enlistment date, but probably Spring/Summer 1939. Posted ? 9th Bn DLI. Posted ? 12th Bn DLI - probably 1/9/1939. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS. Served BEF. Taken Prisoner of War. Presumed to have DIED whilst a Prisoner of War shortly after 28/2/45, Authority:- Casualty L. WOM/M/OR dated 4/6/46, B104/91 dated 5/6/46, Serial no. 90 dated 12/6/46.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939.
Prisoner of War Camp Number 344. Prisoner Number 10455.
Died/Killed in action Died 28-Feb-45. Commemorated on Panel 91, DUNKIRK MEMORIAL - which includes those captured with the B.E.F. but who died later as PoWs.
Home address Son of Robert and Catherine Wray, husband of Mary Ann Wray, Gateshead. Lived at 17, Palmer Street, Gateshead.
Source table 1TS

As the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva is currently refusing to respond to WW2 research requests - thus denying access to the PoW Camp records of deaths in custody - it is not yet possible to ascertain whether Pte William Wray was buried and, if so, where.

Dunkirk Memorial