Routledge Ronald Fusilier 4272832

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Name Routledge Ronald
Army number 4272832
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Research suggests he was born 1914 in Tynemouth, mother's surname Routledge.
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. Declared MISSING in ACTION 15/2/1942, now presumed to have been KILLED in ACTION in Singapore on the same date.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - killed in action before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action Presumed Killed in action 15/2/1942. No details available of initial interment - presumably his remains were unable to be recovered. Commemorated on Column 48 of the Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of Dorothy Routledge, nephew of Andrew Routledge of Forest Hall, Northumberland.
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