Bramwell Jonathan George Fusilier 4276628

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Name Bramwell Jonathan George
Army number 4276628
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth 31/7/1913
Age 30 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 18/8/1943 in captivity at Tarsoa, Siam.
Company/Battery X Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as 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 18/8/1943 at Tarsoa, Siam, of Chronic Diarrhoea following Appendicitis. Buried initially in grave 143/2 Tarsoa according to Regimental records. His remains were presumably unable to be recovered post-war. Commemorated Column 46 of Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of Joseph Bramwell and Emily Bramwell of 150 Linskill Street, North Shields, Northumberland. Jonathan worked as a Rivetters Labourer and resided at 7, North King Street, Tynemouth, Northumberland.
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