Amos Robert Sergeant 4263441

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Name Amos Robert
Army number 4263441
Rank Sergeant
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests 1905 in Northumberland. Further details required.
Age 36
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Died of Wounds at Fullerton Hospital, Singapore between 13/2/1942 and 16/02/1942.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Sergeant.
Wounded THought to have been wounded 13/2/1942 in the fighting at Singapore.
Prisoner of War Captured by the Japanese 15/2/1942 probably whilst in hospital.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS between 13/2/1942 and 16/2/1942. Initially buried in a communal grave on the site of what is now the Singapore Civil Hospital, marked with a memorial, and commemorated post-war as one of 107 UK names on the Singapore Civil Hospital Memorial in the grounds of the Kranji War Cemetery.
Home address Son of Adam and Margaret Amos, of Chatton Belford, Wooler, Northumberland. Husband of Margaret Allison Amos of Chatton.
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