Clarke James Fusilier 4275626

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Name Clarke James
Army number 4275626
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth 1918 - place not yet known.
Age 23 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted 9th Battalion. Killed in Action in Singapore 8/2/1942 (CWGC).
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - killed in action before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action 8/2/1942 (Lt Col Flower's list in Part II Orders shows date of death as 13/2/1942). No details of initial interment.

Remains apparently not recovered.  Commemorated on Column 46 of the Singapore Memorial. 

Home address Son of Samuel and Margaret Jane Clarke. Husband of P.A. Clarke of Rhine Banks Cove, Farnborough, Hampshire. Marriage details not yet traced.
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