Buie James Wishart Bainbridge Lance Corporal 7662455

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Name Buie James Wishart Bainbridge
Army number 7662455
Rank Lance Corporal
Decorations None known.
Date of birth THought to be 1919, exact date not yet known..
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Army Pay Corps - dates not known. Re-enlisted in, or transferred to, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED as a prisoner in Japanese hands 11/6/1943.
Company/Battery X 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 - captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Dysentery at Tarsoa, Siam 11/6/1943. Buried initially in Tarsoa No. 1 Cemetery Grave 133/1. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in grave 4.F.62 in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No headstone inscription.
Home address Father lived at 42, Norham Street, Glasgow. Employed by the Postal Service in Glasgow from 29/8/1935.
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