Hanlon Denis Fusilier 4126886

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Name Hanlon Denis
Army number 4126886
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Birth registered 1919 in Stockport, mother's maiden surname Carney.
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Cheshire Regiment - dates not known. Transferred to, or re-enlisted in, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 22/6/1943 at Chungkai, 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 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 and Cardiac Beri Beri 22/6/1943. Buried initially in Grave 91N, Chungkai, by Reverend Thompson. Re-interred in Grave 4.O.1. Chungkai War Cemetery - exact date not known but possibly early 1946. No family detail or inscription on his headstone. Probate granted 14/3/1946 in Manchester to Agnes Hanlon.
Home address Father - Dennis Hanlon, mother Agnes Hanlon (nee Carney). Denis' mother lived at 52, Florence Street, Heaton Norris, Stockport.
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