Thompson Arthur Gunner 910257

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Name Thompson Arthur
Army number 910257
Rank Gunner
Decorations None known so far.
Date of birth Not yet ascertained.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. To Course, Army School of Hygiene 16/2/1940. 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 Gunner.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known of.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942. Held at Sendai PoW Camp. His capture was reported in the local Press (Sunderland Echo 3/6/1943 - fifteen months after his capture).
Died/Killed in action Not yet ascertained.
Home address Lived at 56 Falkland Road, Ford Estate, Sunderland.
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