Blake Albert Seadon Sergeant 6456400

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Name Blake Albert Seadon
Army number 6456400
Rank Sergeant.
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q2 1915, Bermondsey. Mother's maiden surname Bullard. (Requires confirmation as it questions CWGC age calculation).
Age 34 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). Posted to the 2nd Battalion. Attached to, or transferred to, 9th RNF. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Taken as Prisoner of War by the Japanese. DIED 10/12/1943.
Company/Battery Probably Battalion HQ.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Possibly Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions No details yet.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - captured at Singapore 15/2/1942.
Died/Killed in action DIED 10/12/1943 - cause of death as yet unknown. Interred 10/12/1943 in Kanchanaburi Cemetery No. 3, Grave 412. Re-buried 2/6/1946 in Grave 2. 6. 64. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "A CORNER THAT IS FOR EVER ENGLAND. HE DIED THAT HIS SON MIGHT LIVE".
Home address Son of Edward Harwood Blake and Kate Blake. Husband of Elizabeth Mary Blake of Margate, Natal, South Africa.
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