Parkinson Norman Fusilier 4276484

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Name Parkinson Norman
Army number 4276484
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Birth registered Scarborough 1916; mother's maiden surname Parkinson.
Age 27 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. DIED 27/11/1943 whilst a prisoner of the Japanese – location Chungkai, Siam.
Company/Battery W Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Not as far as is 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 27/11/1943 - cause of death Pellagra. Buried by Father Cowan, Chaplain to the Forces, in Grave 944N, Chungkai. Re-interred in Grave 6.B.1. Chungkai War Cemetery - exact date not known. Headstone inscription reads:- "SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF NORMAN R.I.P". Probate granted 27/2/1946, at York Registry, to his widow.
Home address Married Catherine Cecilia Mundy Q3 1939, Scarborough. Husband of Catherine Cecilia Parkinson of Scarborough, North Yorkshire. Norman had lived at 14, Atlas Place Scarborough. Wife lived c/o Ash Ray Flats, Mulgrave Place, Castle Road, Scarborough.
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