Foreman George Anthony Lance Corporal 4271537

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Name Foreman George Anthony
Army number 4271537
Rank Lance Corporal
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Date not yet known - assumed to be 1920.
Age 23
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 24/10/1943 at Tarsoa, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery W Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Lance Corporal.
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 Tropical ulcers and gangrene 24/10/1943. Buried initially in Grave 345/2 at Tarsoa No. 2 Cemetery. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.C.52. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No family detail or inscription on his headstone. Probate granted 17/1/1946 to John Crozier Foreman at Newcastle upon Tyne.
Home address George had lived at 1 Sea View, Longframlington. George's father lived at Harrow Gate Cottages, Longframlington, Morpeth.
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