Dunlop John Fusilier 4274124

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Name Dunlop John
Army number 4274124
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Birth registered Q4, 1910, Belford, Northumberland.
Age 34 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 10/10/1944 whilst a prisoner in Japanese hands at Iruka Camp, Japan.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
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 10/10/1944 on the Japanese mainland - cause of death - Pneumonia. Remains cremated at Iruka and ashes sent to Osaka. Funeral service conducted by 4275257 Fusilier White R of 9th RNF. Urn interred on 21/2/1946 in Yokohama Mausoleum. Re-interred in Grave D.A.8. in the British Section of the Yokohama War Cemetery on 13/9/1946. No headstone inscription. Probate granted 7/8/1946 at Newcastle upon Tyne to Roberta Dunlop, John's widow.
Home address Son of William Tait Dunlop and Frances Mary Dunlop of Belford, Northumberland. Husband of Roberta Dunlop of Belford. Marriage details not yet traced.
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