Hemmings Sidney Fusilier 4127779

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Name Hemmings Sidney
Army number 4127779
Rank Fusilier
Decorations
Date of birth Date not yet known.
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment - dates not known. Transferred to, or re-enlisted in, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. DIED 22/8/1943 at Sunkrae on the Burma-Siam border whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery W Company
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War Yes - captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Dysentery 22/8/1943.
Home address Father lived at 84, Marmsbury Road, Small Heath, Birmingham. Buried initially in grave No. 2, Block B, Row 4, No. 2 Cemetery - Sunkrae.
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