Brown Frank Lance Corporal 4274207

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Name Brown Frank
Army number 4274207
Rank Lance Corporal
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Exact date not yet known.
Age 23 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED whilst a prisoner in Japanese hands 29/11/1944.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Lance Corporal.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - taken prisoner at Singapore 15/2/1942 when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Blackwater Fever at Onte Bridge, near Brankasi, Siam 29/11/1944. Interred in Onte Grave No.1. Re-interred 7/2/1946 in Grave 2.G.71. in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER".
Home address Son of George and Caroline Brown of Whittingham, Northumberland. Father lived at The Croft, Whittingham.
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