Bell George Robert Hedley Fusilier 4274122

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Name Bell George Robert Hedley
Army number 4274122
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth 1912 - research indicates birth registered Q2, Belford, Northumberland. Mother's maiden surname Haddon.
Age 32 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Died 1/8/1944 at Nakom Paton, Siam.
Company/Battery HQ Company
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Captured by the Japanese 15/2/1942 at Singapore when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action Died 1/8/1944 in Siam of inflammation of the intestines. Buried initially in Grave C12 Nakom Paton. Re-interred 4/2/1946 in Grave 8.A.33. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No headstone inscription.
Home address Son of George and Mary Bell. Husband of Mary Isabella Bell of Ellingham, Chathill, Northumberland.
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