Willcox Henry Fusilier 4264668

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Name Willcox Henry
Army number 4264668
Rank Fusilier
Decorations None known.
Date of birth Not yet traced -common names.
Age 36 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served B.E.F.? Served Malaya. Declared as MISSING in ACTION in Singapore 15/2/1942, now presumed to have been KILLED in ACTION on the same date.
Company/Battery Z Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role Not yet known.
Joined Brigade
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not as far as is known.
Prisoner of War No - killed in action before the force was surrendered.
Died/Killed in action Presumed to have been Killed in Action 15/2/1942. No details of initial interment. His remains were presumably unable to be recovered. Commemorated on Column 48 of the Singapore Memorial.
Home address Son of George and Elizabeth Willcox. Husband of Jane Willcox of Old Trafford, Manchester.
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