Rounding Thomas Lee Fusilier 4276225

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Name Rounding Thomas Lee
Army number 4276225
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Birth registered 1918 at Durham. Mother's maiden surname Lee.
Age 25 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 26/7/1943 whilst a prisoner of the Japanese – location Kinsiok Jungle Camp.
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 26/7/1943 - cause of death Dysentery. Interred in Grave 6, Kinsiok Jungle Camp by Captain A Hall, 16th Reconnaissance Battalion. Re-interred 15/3/1946 in Grave 8.H.6. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "IN HEAVENLY LOVE ABIDING". Probate granted 22/11/1945 at Durham Registry to Mary Ann Rounding, wife of William Rounding.
Home address Son of William and Mary Ann Rounding of Brandon Colliery, County Durham. Mrs Rounding lived at 27, Princes Street, Brandon Colliery.
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