Graham George Fusilier 4263171

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Name Graham George
Army number 4263171
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Birth registered Newcastle upon Tyne, Q1 1902.
Age 41
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 6/1/1943 (CWGC records state 6/6/1943) at Kinsiok, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
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 of Dysentery 6/6/1943 (Regimental Orders state 6/1/1943). Buried initially in Grave 63 at Kinsiok, by Captain A E Hedley MBE MC of the Battalion. Re-interred 14/3/1946 in Collective Grave 6. G. 1-67. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Inscription reads:- "MEMORIES LINGER TILL END OF TIME, GOD TAKES THE BEST FOR REASONS DIVINE".
Home address Son of John George and Margaret Graham. Married Florence M Steward, Q 2, 1926, Newcastle upon Tyne. Husband of Florence May Graham who lived at 6, Stanhope Street, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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