Lawson Edward Gunner 946611

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Name Lawson Edward
Army number 946611
Rank Gunner
Date of birth
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Taken Prisoner. Recovered from Japanese PoW Camp.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942.
Died/Killed in action
Home address No family information as yet.
Source table

There are two soldiers named Edward Lawson on the list of Far East PoWs. It is assumed that the one identified above is the correct man to be included here, as he has a Royal Artillery Regimental Number. This identity needs to be confirmed.