Watts John Reginald Captain 126009

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Name Watts John Reginald
Army number 126009
Rank Captain
Decorations Mentioned in Despatches posthumously 6/6/1946 for distinguished service while a Prisoner of War.
Date of birth Birth registered Swansea Q4 1911.
Age 35
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Artillery - date and Regimental Number not yet known. Served in the ranks as Warrant Officer Class III. Commissioned into the Royal Regiment of Artillery as a Lieutenant 13/4/1940. Posted to 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Converted to 125th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died as a PoW.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Promotions Captain - date not yet known.
Prisoner of War Yes. Captured Singapore 15/2/1942
Died/Killed in action 26/2/1945.
Home address Son of Reginald and Gwendoline Anne Watts (nee Price) of Swansea. Husband of Gladys Mabel Watts (nee Bancroft) of Sketty, Swansea. Marriage registered Q4 1935. Buried Grave 2.E.73. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.
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