Routledge William B Bombardier 913440

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Name Routledge William Blair
Army number 913440
Rank Bombardier
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth Possibly 1919 in Sunderland - mother's maiden surname Gibson.
Age
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. To School of Motor Mechanics, 8/3/1940. Served B.E.F.? Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Served Malaya. Recovered from Japanese PoW Camp and repatriated.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions No further promotions known of.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942.
Died/Killed in action Date of death not yet specifically identified.
Home address Lived at 1 Fern Street, Millfield. Possible marriage to Harriet Peacock in Sunderland Q4 1946. To be confirmed.
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