Stanbury Frederick Fusilier 4275759
Name Stanbury Frederick
Army number 4275759
Rank Fusilier (Battalion Orders show Lance Corporal).
Decorations None as far as is known.
Date of birth Birth registered in 1917 at Tynemouth - mother's maiden surname Gerry.
Age 26 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 1/4/1944 whilst a prisoner of the Japanese – location Kanchanaburi, Siam.
Company/Battery HQ Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Promotions Lance Corporal.
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 1/4/1944 - cause of death Cardiac beri beri and heart failure following amoebic dysentery. Interred in Grave 107, H & F Force No. 4 Cemetery, Kanchanaburi. Re-interred 14/1/1946 in Grave 2.D.9. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads:- "ONE OF GOD'S LOVELIEST FLOWERS THAT EVER BLOOMED. SWEET MEMORIES NEVER FADE". Probate granted 1/4/1946 at Newcastle upon TYne to David Stanbury, wagon driver.
Home address Son of David and Helena Stanbury. Father lived at East Bungalow, Netherton Training School, Morpeth, Northumberland.