Hemmings Sidney Fusilier 4127779

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Name Hemmings Sidney
Army number 4127779
Rank Fusilier
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 (CWGC shows 22/8/1945) 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
Prisoner of War Yes - captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Dysentery 22/8/1943.
Home address Son of Thomas and Ethel Jane Hemmings of Small Heath, Birmingham. Father lived at 84, Marmsbury Road, Small Heath, Birmingham. Buried initially in grave No. 2, Block B, Row 4, No. 2 Cemetery - Sunkrae. Re-interred in grave B3.H.3. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.
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