Farrington Christopher Fusilier 4126733
Name Farrington Christopher
Army number 4126733
Date of birth Birth registered 1919 at Northwich. Mother's maiden name Lythall.
Unit Enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment - dates not yet known. Re-enlisted in, or transferred to, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 28/6/1943 at Tarsoa, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery Y Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Yes - captured 15/2/1942 at Singapore.
Died/Killed in action DIED of Dysentery 28/6/1943. Buried initially in Grave 181/1 At Tarsoa No. 1 Cemetery by Reverend Alcock. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.G.12. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No family detail or inscription on his headstone. Probate granted to Sybil Mary Farrington, wife of Ralph Farrington, 28/11/1945 at Chester.
Home address Christopher's father lived at 18, Cross Lane, Bledford, Middlewich, Cheshire.