McCabe Henry Fusilier 6210710

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Name McCabe Henry
Army number 6210710
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Probably 1917 but exact date not yet known.
Age 24 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Middlesex 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 6/1/1944 at Tarsoa, 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 from Beri Beri and Malaria 6/1/1944. Buried initially in grave 426/2 at Tarsoa No. 2 Cemetery. Re-interred 1/3/1946 in Grave 4.D.22. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. No headstone inscription.
Home address Henry's father lived at 32, Hammel Rise, Hemsworth, Middlesex.
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