Rich Ernest Hammill 2nd Lieutenant 89451

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Name Rich Ernest Hammill
Army number 89451
Rank 2nd Lieutenant
Date of birth
Age 28
Unit Officer Cadet, Durham University Contingent, Senior Division OTC. Commissioned as a 2/Lt in the Royal Artillery 2/6/1939. 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
Promotions Lieutenant
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942
Died/Killed in action 25/2/1944.
Home address Son of James and Gertrude Evelyn Rich of Sunderland. Buried Grave 4.E.13. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
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