Elliot Richard Douglas Fusilier 4273911

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Name Elliot Richard Douglas
Army number 4273911
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet known, but probably 1917.
Age 26
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 6/6/1943 at Tarsoa, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery X Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
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 6/6/1943. Buried initially in Grave 128/i by Reverend Alcock at Tarsoa. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.F.59. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.
Home address Son of Robert and Margaret Elliot of Berwick on Tweed. Father lived at Castle Gardens, Norham on Tweed.
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