Rowntree James Joseph Lance Bombardier 4445499

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Name Rowntree James Joseph
Army number 4445499
Rank Lance Bombardier
Date of birth 16/7/1905, Sunderland.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry 16/2/1928 - TA - 4 years aged 18 and ten months, at Sunderland. Posted to 7th Battalion. Discharged 13/6/1931 on Termination of Engagement. Re-enlisted in the Royal Artillery - TA - Field 27/4/1939. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Taken Prisoner. Recovered from Japanese PoW Camp.
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Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942.
Died/Killed in action 2/3/1986, aged 80, Sunderland. Buried Bishopwearmouth.
Home address Married Clara E Milligan, Sunderland, Q2 1930.
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