Patterson Robert Fusilier 2982871

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Name Patterson Robert
Army number 2982871
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None yet known.
Date of birth Not yet known.
Age Not known.
Unit Enlisted in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - 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 11/12/1944 whilst a prisoner of the Japanese – location Nikki, Siam.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None 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 11/12/1944 - cause of death Cerebral Malaria. Initially interred at Nikki Cemetery, Grave 38/13. Re-interred December 1945 in Grave B3.A.1. Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery.
Home address Wife lived at 5, Blytheswood Terrace, Paisley.
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Limited access to Scottish records has meant that some basic genealogical information has not been able to be identified in respect of this soldier. Any assistance from family members would be most appreciated - please e-mail