Falcus Joseph Alfred Fusilier 2818461

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Name Falcus Joseph Alfred
Army number 2818461
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth registered Q2 1910, Sunderland.
Age 32 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Seaforth Highlanders - dates not yet known. Transferred to, or re-enlisted in, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - dates not yet known. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED of WOUNDS at Singapore 15/3/1942.
Company/Battery Z Company
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Yes, in action in Singapore on 15/2/1942.
Prisoner of War Yes, captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore when the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action DIED OF WOUNDS 15/3/1942. Buried initially at Changi PoW Cemetery, Singapore. Re-interred (possibly early 1946) in Grave 8.E.3. Kranji War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER".
Home address Son of Alfred Ernest and Mary Charlotte Falcus of Sunderland. Husband of Margaret Elty Grace Falcus of Roker, Sunderland.
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