Weatherburn John Corporal 4273894

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Name Weatherburn John
Army number 4273894
Rank Corporal
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet known - probably 1909.
Age 33 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. KILLED in ACTION at Singapore, 15/2/1942.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions Cpl.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - killed in action on the day the Battalion was taken prisoner.
Died/Killed in action Killed in action 15/2/1942. No details of initial interment. Presumably his remains were unable to be recovered. Commemorated on Column 45 of the Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of John and Mary Weatherburn. Lived at West End, Norham, Northumberland. Probate granted to his father 18/3/1946, Newcastle upon Tyne.
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