Scott Charles Fusilier 4277329

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Name Scott Charles
Army number 4277329
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Born 14th July 1913, mother's maiden surname Howard.
Age 29 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 10/5/1943 whilst a prisoner of the Japanese – location Kanchanaburi, 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 10/5/1943 - cause of death Diphtheria. Interred in Grave 25, Kanchanaburi Paper Mill. Re-interred 30/1/1946 in Grave 2.J.8. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. NO headstone inscription. Probate granted 19/6/1946, Llandudno Registry to James Scott, retired butcher.
Home address Son of James and Minnie Louisa Scott (nee Howard). At the time of the 1939 General Register Charles was living in Glendale and working in the butchery trade - possibly for his father. Father lived in Roseberry Cottage, Wooler, Northumberland.
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Fusilier Scott C. would appear to be the brother of Lance Corporal George Scott, who died on 27th September 1943 at Tanbizaya, although they were both in HQ Company.