Hudson, L/Sgt William, MM 4468255. From Sunderland. Awarded Military Medal for actions with C Coy, 16 DLI. Recorded as Colour Sgt in LG. LG 8/2/45.
Medals on display at DLI Museum. Brief biography and photograph:
Enlisted 11/40. Served in Western Desert and subsequently served with Beach Brick, 18 DLI, in Sicily and Salerno, where wounded. Joined 16 DLI in 1/44. Re-enlisted 1949 and served in 1 DLI in Korea.
Featured on April 1944 C Coy 16 DLI group photograph:
MM Citation and 1944 newspaper article:

Kershaw, Pte Edwin, 4468256. Died 24/4/43, serving with 16 DLI, aged 30. Son of James and Mary Jane Kershaw; husband of May Kershaw, of Sudden, Rochdale, Lancashire. Massicault War Cemetery, III C 15.

Garner, Pte W H, 4468257, DLI. Stalag 4G, POW No 262580.

Wilson, Cpl George Henry, 4468258. Died 17/3/45, serving with 2 DLI, aged 25. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Co Durham, enlisted Co Durham. Taukkyan War Cemetery, Burma, 17 E 22.

Brennan, Pte W, 4468264, DLI. Stalag 4D, POW No 262670.

Willis, Pte J D, 4468266, DLI. Stalag 4F, POW No 261543.

Chapman, Pte N, 4468275, DLI. Stalag 344, POW No 35805.

Wilson, Pte Percy, 4468279. Enlisted 2/12/40. Posted 16 DLI 4/42; captured serving with 'A' Coy, 16 DLI, Sedjenane, Tunisia, 27/2/43. Stalag 8C, POW No 75509. See photographs and documents section of site:

Webb, L/Cpl T, 4468281, Stalag 8A, POW No 76744. Previously POW Italy.

Gilroy, Pte H, 4468295, DLI. Stalag 4F, POW No 262031.

King, Pte G, 4468298, Stalag 4D in 1945, German POW No 263193.

Robson, Pte Alan, 4468315. Died 28/7/45, serving with 2nd/4th Bn, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, aged 21. Co Durham and Co Durham. Son of Tom and S Robson. Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria, 5 A 7.

Kelly, Pte H, 4468331. Died 10/11/47, serving with 1 DLI, aged 25. Son of William Henry and Catherine Kelly, of Gateshead, Co Durham. Kirechkoi-Hortakoi Military Cemetery, Greece, Plot 15, Grave 659.

Davies, Cpl H 4468334. Enlisted DLI, KOYLI at capture, Stalag 7A, POW no 132619.

Allan, Pte Charles David, 4468336. Died 19/4/44, serving with 2 DLI, aged 21. Son of Charles and Martha Allan, of Tow Law, Co Durham. Kohima War Cemetery, 4 F 7.

Smith, Pte John Robert, 4468347. Died 18/9/44, serving with 2nd Bn The Parachute Regiment, Army Air Corps, aged 22. Son of John Robert and Violet Smith; husband of Florence Smith, of Grantham, Lincolnshire. West Hartlepool and West Hartlepool. Holten Canadian Cemetery, IV B 4.

Buckley, Pte Albert, 4468349. Died 13/10/43, serving with 16 DLI, aged 20. Son of Henry and Lily Buckley, of Stockton-on-Tees, Co Durham. Minturno War Cemetery, Italy, VIII C 18.

Smith, Cpl Edward, 4468357. Died 28/6/44, serving with 10 DLI, aged 21. Son of William Herbert and Elizabeth Ann Smith, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. Fontenay-le-Pesnel War Cemetery, Tessel, IV C 13.

Parry, Cpl A, 4468358. Mentioned in Despatches for services with the KOYLI in the CMF. LG 23/5/46:

Anderson, Pte Thomas 4468361. Died 13/10/43, serving with 16 DLI, aged 20. Son of John and Ann Anderson, of Ryhope Colliery, Co Durham. Minturno War Cemetery, Italy, IV E 18.

Phillips, Pte Robert, 4468379. Died 23/4/44, serving with 2 DLI, aged 23. Son of John Robert and Elizabeth Mary Phillips, of South Shields, Co Durham. Rangoon Memorial, Face 17.

Hunter, Pte G, 4468400. Enlisted DLI, captured with AAC. Stalag 12A, no POW no listed.

Morgan, Pte William Alvin, 4468417. Died 14/11/42, serving with 9 DLI, aged 21. Son of Mr and Mrs H Morgan, of

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