Daniels Robert Henry Fusilier 6210435

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Name Daniels Robert Henry
Army number 6210435
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Born 1918, mother's maiden surname Underwood.
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex Regiment - 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 15/6/1943 at Tarsoa, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery Y 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 Yes - captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED 15/6/1943 of Dysentery. Buried initially in Grave 136/1 at Tarsoa No. 1 Cemetery. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.F.64. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING, WE WILL REMEMBER HIM".
Home address Son of William and Ada Daniels. Husband of Mary Daniels of Felling, Gateshead. Married Mary Hansen, Q3 1941. Robert's wife lived at 8, Falla Park Road, Felling, County Durham.
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