Craven Charles Fusilier 4276403

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Name Craven Charles
Army number 4276403
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age 26 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 of WOUNDS in Singapore, on or about 14/2/1942.
Company/Battery Y Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes - in Singapore on or about 14/2/1942.
Prisoner of War No - died of wounds before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED of WOUNDS on or about 14/2/1942. Buried in a communal grave - marked as column 2 - in the grounds of what is now Singapore Civil Hospital, marked with a memorial, and commemorated post-war as one of 107 UK names on the Singapore Civil Hospital Memorial within the grounds of Kranji Cemetery.
Home address Husband of Anne B Craven of Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
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