Bond Edward Colour Sergeant 4265849
Name Bond Edward
Army number 4265849
Rank Colour Sergeant
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q2 1905 in Houghton-le-Spring District, County Durham.
Age 39 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Taken prisoner by the Japanese 15/2/1942. Died in captivity 21/9/1943 at Chungkai. Siam.
Company/Battery X Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Company Quarter Master Sergeant.
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 21/9/1943 of Amoebic dysentery. Buried initially in grave 496N Chungkai. Re-interred in grave 1.N.8. Chungkai War Cemetery - no date given. Headstone inscription reads:- "WE WHO LOVED HIM WILL NEVER FORGET. LOVED AND RESPECTED BY ALL. R.I.P."
Home address Son of George and Sarah Ann Bond of 4, Caroline Street, Hetton-le-Hole, County Durham.