Hall John Fusilier 4279329

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Name Hall John
Army number 4279329
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests birth in Gateshead in 1921 - mother's maiden surname Snowdon.
Age 21
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 13/12/1942 at Tarsoa, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery Y 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 13/12/1942. Buried initially in Grave 17/1 at Tarsoa No. 1 Cemetery. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.F.3. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No family detail or inscription on his headstone.
Home address John's mother lived at 18, Pine Street, Teams, Gateshead.
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