Jarrett Geoffrey Alwyn Fusilier 5949191

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Name Jarrett Geoffrey Alwyn
Army number 5949191
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Assumed to be 1918, exact date and location not yet known.
Age 25
Unit Enlisted in the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire 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 16/8/1943 at Kinsiok, Siam, whilst a prisoner of the Japanese.
Company/Battery X Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
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 from Cholera and myocardiac degeneration 16/8/1943. Buried initially by Lt A C Addy of the Battalion in Grave 78 at Kinsiok. Re-interred 14/3/1946 in collective Grave 6. G. 1-67. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Probate granted 14/3/1946 at Newcastle upon Tyne to Cecilia Hannah Robson, widow.
Home address No family information available other than that a friend - Miss P Chanley - lived at 1 St Aubens Road, The Haugh, Bolton.
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