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CONSECUTIVE DLI ARMY NUMBERS INDEX PAGE

These Army numbers appear to have been assigned to men enlisted in the DLI from circa February 1942.

Spowart Pte Edward, 4470000. Died between 27/2/43 and 1/3/43, serving with 16 DLI. Son of John Spowart, and of Hannah Spowart, of Shildon, Co Durham. Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Face 29.

Trueman, Pte John George, 4470005. Died 19/8/44, serving with 10 DLI, aged 22. Son of Henry and Jane Trueman, of Bishop Auckland, Co. Durham. Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery, XV E 5.

Vickers, Pte George, 4470006. Died 12/10/44, serving with 1st Bn South Lancashire Regiment, aged 23. Son of Alfred and Elizabeth Vickers, of Primrose, Jarrow, Co Durham. Overloon War Cemetery, Netherlands, IV B 4.
Wrightson, Pte R, 4470015, DLI. Stalag 317, POW No 39125. Previously held at military hospital PG 203, Italy, in 1943.

Young, Pte Alfred William, 4470016. Died 27/2/44, serving with 1 DLI, aged 20. Son of Mr and Mrs J. M. Young, of Bishop Auckland, Co Durham; husband of Jean Young, of Bishop Auckland. Heliopolis War Cemetery, 4 C 6.

Atkinson, Pte T F, 4470020. 16 DLI. Photograph, Sunderland Echo, 10/4/43, p 5: 'Dvr T F Atkinson (20), DLI, 8 Flock Square, Ford Estate, previously reported missing, now reported by Vatican Radio broadcast to be prisoner of war in Italian hands.'
POW at PG 82 in 6/43. Escaped and regained Allied lines, 9/43, Newspaper article, Sunderland Echo, 1944.

Arthur, Pte M T, 4470021, DLI, Stalag 8B in 1/45, German POW No 81095. Previously held at PG 66, Italy.

Atterton, Pte J, 4470022, DLI. Served in 50 Division. Listed a defendant in the 10/43 'Salerno Mutiny' trial.

Bath, Cpl Alexander Campbell 4470023. Died 10/10/43 serving with 16 DLI, aged 21. Son of Frederick and Mary Elisabeth Bath, of Sunderland, Co Durham. Naples War Cemetery, III D 11.

Burrup, Pte Stanley, 4470030. Died 22/3/43, serving with 8 DLI, aged 21. No CWGC Next of Kin details. Born Co Durham, enlisted Co Durham. Medjez-el-Bab Memorial, Face 29.

Cockburn, L/Cpl J H, 4470039, DLI, Stalag 18A in 1/45, German POW No 6750.

Dent, L/Cpl Robert Henry, 4470045. Died 4/10/44, serving with 8 DLI, aged 23. Son of John Henry and Eleanor Beatrice Dent, of Darlington, Co Durham. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, 12 B 2.

Dobson, Pte Richard, 4470046. Died 19/7/43, serving with 9 DLI, aged 22. Son of James and Jane Elizabeth Dobson, of Redcar, Yorkshire. Syracuse War Cemetery, Sicily, IV E 1.

Dresser, Pte Henry, 4470048. Died 14/1/46, serving with 2nd Bn Green Howards, aged 26. Darlington and Darlington. Son of Henry and Selina Dresser. Kirkee War Cemetery, India, 13 A 15.

Durbridge, Pte W, 4470050. Captured by ELAS in Greece in 12/44 and released after several weeks while serving with 16 DLI.

Field, Pte Henry, 4470054. Died 4/8/42, serving with the Durham Light Infantry, battalion not specified by CWGC, aged 19. Son of Henry and Alice Field, of Meadowfield. Brandon and Byshottles (Meadowfield) Cemetery, Sec C, Grave 115.

Fox, Pte John Joseph, 4470061. Died 22/2/43, serving with B Coy, 16 DLI, aged 22. Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Fox, of Sunderland, Co Durham. Tabarka Ras Rajel War Cemetery 2 B 13.
Photograph, Sunderland Echo, 18/3/43, p 5. 'Pte J J Fox (22) DLI, 8 Rosedale Terrace, reported to have been killed in action in North Africa.'

Glew, Pte Walter, 4470068. Died 11/9/44, serving with 10 DLI, aged 22. Son of Thomas and Rebecca Glew, of Crookhall, Consett, Co Durham. Leopoldsburg War Cemetery, Belgium, II B 4.

Good, Pte C, 4470069. Mentioned in Despatches for services with 16 DLI in Italy. Possibly on 1942 D Coy photograph. LG 29/11/45:
https://www.thegazette.co.uk/London/issue/37368/supplement/5816/data.pdf

Hopkin, Bandsman James, 4470075, DLI. Served in Regimental Band and Bugles, discharged 1946. Photographs and documents held by Durham Records Office, Ref: Hopkin D/DLI 7/893/1-3.

Horner, Pte R 4470076. Enlisted March 1942. Stalag 344 in early 1945 German POW
Number 81339. Previously PG 66, Italy.

Circa 4470000-4470700 Consecutive DLI Army Numbers
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