New George Proud Fletcher Gunner 4451476

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Name New George Proud Fletcher
Army number 4451476
Rank Gunner
Date of birth
Age 27
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - date not known. Posted to 7th Battalion. Discharged 9/12/1936 on his services no longer being required under the re-organisation of the TA - on the conversion of 7th Battalion - under War Office Letter dated 14/9/1936. Re-enlisted in the Royal Artillery 15/5/1939. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a PoW.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942
Died/Killed in action 9/4/1945.
Home address Married Josephine Wiskens, Sunderland, Q4 1940. Buried Grave V.A.2. Sai Wan War Cemetery, Hong Kong.
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