Marsh, Pte John Charles, 4464487, DLI. Enlisted 1904. Served in 2 DLI in India. Photographs and documents with Durham Records Office, including one with motorbikes with 16 DLI code '69' Ref: Marsh D/DLI 7/919/1-6

Bennett, Pte Frederick John, 4464488. Died 24/5/43, serving with 2 DLI aged 31. Son of Walter Charles and Margaret Bennett, of Gateshead, Co Durham; husband of Elizabeth Bennett, of Gateshead. Chittagong War Cemetery, 6 B 2.

Cook, Pte Norman 4464494. Captured Sedjenane, Tunisia, 2/3/43, 15 Platoon, C Company, 16 DLI. Enlisted directly to the newly-formed 16 DLI at Edinburgh, 17/7/40. From Wheatley Hill, Co Durham. Camps 66, 53 Italy, Stalags 7A, 11A, 11B, Germany. (stone quarry work camp). German POW No 139851. A wartime friend of my father's and mentioned frequently in his POW correspondence. See the Letters and Documents section of the site:
Photograph, Sunderland Echo, 30/4/43, p 3: 'Pte N Cook (27) DLI, 21 East View, Wheatley Hill, previously reported missing, now prisoner of war in Italy.'

Copeman, Pte J G, 4464500. With 16 DLI from its formation to its disbandment, serving in all campaigns. See his Certificate of Service here:
Of 32 Havannah Terrace, Washington, Co Durham.

Carlisle, Pte Albert Edward, 4464501. Died 2/11/42, serving with 9 DLI, aged 29. Son of Mr and Mrs A Carlisle, of Southwick, Sunderland, Co Durham. Alamein Memorial, Column 68.

Drinkald, Cpl Thomas Henry, 4464512. Died 8/5/44, serving with 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), aged 32. Grandson of Mrs M A Wallace, of Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, Co Durham. Rangoon Memorial, Face 7.

Errington, Pte Thomas George, 4464527. Died 14/3/44, serving with 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), aged 31. Son of Thomas George and Mary Ann Errington; husband of Elsie Errington, of Chirton, North Shields, Northumberland. Rangoon Memorial, Face 7.

Fields, Pte Alfred, 4464530. Died 7/6/44, serving with 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), aged 32. Son of Walter and Jane Fields, of Houghton-le-Spring, Co Durham. Rangoon Memorial, Face 7.

Ford, Pte J, 4464531, Stalag 344 in early 1945, POW No 35331. PG 66, Italy, in 1943.

Griffin, Pte T W, 4464542, Stalag 18A in early 1945, POW No 7207. Previously held Italy.

Gardiner, Pte John George 4464549. Died 28/12/44, serving with 16 DLI, aged 31. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 A 5. Son of Joseph and Isabella Gardiner, of Bishop Auckland, Co Durham; husband of Esher Gardiner, of Bishop Auckland. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 A 5.
Army Number recorded as '4164549' by CWGC online page. Grave concentration document and print register confirms number is 4464549.

Hesp, Pte George, 4464553. Died 25/6/44, serving with 6 DLI. No CWGC age or Next of Kin details. Born Co Durham, enlisted Co Durham. Jerusalem War Cemetery, Chouain, France, Row C 12.

Hunter, Pte A E, 4464558. Enlisted DLI. With Leicester Regt at capture, Stalag 11A in 1945, POW No 141946.

Hall, Pte William, Dickenson, 4464559. Died 30/3/44, serving with 1st Bn West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own), aged 29. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Sunderland, enlisted Sunderland. Rangoon Memorial, Face 7

Kilburn, Pte R, 4464576, DLI. Stalag 398, POW No 154805. PG 66 in 1943.

Laidler, Cpl R W, 4464584, DLI. Stalag 7A, POW No 50223.
Photograph Sunderland Echo, 23/11/43, p 5: 'Cpl R W Laidler (27) DLI, 75 General Havelock Road, missing in the Middle East.'
Sunderland Echo, 8/12/43: 'previously reported missing, now know to be a prisoner of war in Germany.'

Makepeace, Pte W, 4464587. DLI. Served in 50 Division. Listed a defendant in the 10/43 'Salerno Mutiny' trial.

Middlehurst, Pte James, 4464596. Died 27/9/42, serving with 14th Bn Durham Light Infantry, aged 26. Son of Margaret Peace, of Millfield, Sunderland. Sunderland (Bishop Wearmouth) Cemetery, Ward 3, Sec A, Grave 1881.

Mullen, Pte Thomas, 4464597. Died 25/4/44, serving with 2 DLI, aged 32. Husband of C Mullen, of Primrose, Jarrow, Co Durham. Rangoon Memorial, Face 17.

McPherson, Fus George William, 4464602. Died 15/3/43, serving with 10th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers, aged 30. Son of Daniel and Ann McPherson, of Wrekenton, Gateshead, Co Durham. Rangoon Memorial, Face 9.

Nott, Pte E 4464610, Stalag 8A in 1/45, German POW No 75882.
PG 202 Military hospital, Italy, in 1943.

Newstead, Pte J E, 4464611, DLI. POW at PG 206 military hospital, Italy in 1943.