This listing comprises all known fatal casualties, POWs and gallantry awards for Other Ranks enlisted within this DLI number block, which was allocated in circa April 1940. Any and all further names, numbers and details welcome.

Barton, Pte John Arthur, 4460008. Died 18/9/44, serving with 11 Bn Parachute Regt, AAC, aged 25. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Lancashire, enlisted Manchester. Rhenen General Cemetery, Netherlands, Plot 27, Row A, Grave 2.

4F no German POW number, Antonovich, L/Cpl W M, 4460018, R Ir Fus. POW

Burn, Cpl James, 4460028. Died 23/2/45, serving with 2nd Bn the Worchestershire Regt, aged 28. Son of Robert and Jane Burn, of Manchester; husband of Ivy Burn, of Manchester.Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma, 18 A 22.

Griffiths, L/Cpl John, 4460031. Died 6/10/43, serving with 1 DLI, aged 24. Son of Alfred and Barbara Griffiths, of Higher Blackley, Manchester. Athens Memorial, Face 7.

Walton, Fus L, 4460037. Originally enlisted DLI. Captured serving with R Irish Fusiliers, Stalag 11A, POW No 141069.

Dart, Acting Sgt W J, 4460048. Mentioned in Despatches for service with Worc Regt in Burma. LG 19/7/45:

Rogers, Pte Michael, 4460058. Died 28/3/44, serving with 17th Bn DLI. No CWGC age or Next of Kin details. Manchester Southern Cemetery, Sec I RC, Grave 1755.

Tyrer, Pte Reginald, MM, 4460071. From Manchester. Awarded Military Medal for actions with 2nd Bn South Staffordshire Regiment, during the Sicily Campaign. LG 21/10/43:

Rylands, Pte George Henry, 4460077. Died 9/6/44, serving with 9 DLI. No CWGC age or Next of Kin details. Born Doncaster, enlisted Yorkshire. Ryes War Cemetery, Bazenville, VIII A 7.

Mottershead, Pte Ernest Frederick, 4460082. Died 29/6/42, serving with 1st Bn South Staffordshire Regt, aged 24. Son of James and Harriett E. Mottershead, of Higher Openshaw, Manchester.
Tel-el-Kebir War Cemetery, Egypt, 3 A 10.

Priestley, Cpl H, 4460086, R Ir F. Originally enlisted DLI. Stalag 11A, POW No 141478.

Machin, Sgt Stuart Harvey, 4460090. Died 21/1/45, serving with 7th Bn Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), aged 27. Son of Thomas Harvey Machin and of Elizabeth Ann Machin (nee Harvey); husband of Hilda Machin (nee Bailey), of Fallowfield, Manchester. Sittard War Cemetery, Netherlands, E 11.

McMahon, Pte Frederick, 4460096. Died between 2/11/42 and 4/11/42, serving with 9 DLI, aged 25. Son of John Charles and Minnie McMahon, of Chester. His brother Joseph also died on service. El Alamein War Cemetery, XVII H 9. DoD 22/11/42 on DCL; 11/42 on 1947 Army Roll.

Costall, Cpl George, 4460102. Died 26/10/42, serving with 6th Bn Green Howards (Yorkshire Regt), aged 26. Son of George and Ada Costall, of Wallasey, Cheshire; husband of Edna Costall. El Alamein War Cemetery, XXVII E 10.

Adshead, Sgt G, 4460111, R I F at capture. Stalag4B, POW 269694 in 1/45.

Roberts, Fus J, 4460114. Enlisted DLI, with R Ir Fus at capture. Stalag 17A, POW No 155692.

Entwistle, Fus T, 4460119. Enlisted DLI, captured with R Ir Fus. Stalag 4G, POW No 267902.

Kitchin, L/Sgt William, 4460126. Died 24/1/45, serving with 1st Bn Lincolnshire Regt, aged 27. Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Henry Kitchin, of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire. Rangoon Memorial, Face 6.

Williams, Cpl R, 4460127. Enlisted DLI, with R Ir Fus at capture. Stalag 8A, POW No 155791.

Ball, Fus G, 4460129. Enlisted DLI, with R Ir Fus at capture. Stalag 4B, POW No 274046.

Becall, Tpr Douglas Albert, 4460130. Died 24/6/44, serving with 43rd Regt Reconnaissance Corps (2nd/5th Bn Glouchester Regt), aged 27. Son of Robert and Sarah Beacall; husband of Dorothy May Beacall, of Callington, Cornwall. Bayeux Memorial, Panel 4.

155616 17A Price, Fus C, 4460131 R Ir F

Holt, Pte H, 4460133, DLI. Stalag 4B, POW No 263446. NEXT PAGE

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