The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Jenkins
First Name:
James Morgan
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX5118
Company:
'C' Company
Enlisted:
23.07.1940
DOB:
15.05.1901
Place of Birth:
Cardiganshire, Wales
Father's Name:
Not Known - Stepfather Arthur Davies
Mothers's Name:
Ann Jane Morgan Jenkins
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Driver
Memorial:
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Plot A11, Row C, Grave 2, Age 41.
Java:
‘Blackforce'
Force:
'A' Force Burma, Java Party No. 4, Williams Force
POW#:
1904 & 4538
Cause of Death:
Dysentery and Heart Failure. Soldier apparenly collapsed on parade ground at Thambyuzyat on 10/11/1942 and died the following day. The funeral service was conducted by Padre F.H. Bashford from the 2/4th Casualty Clearing Station.
Place of Death:
Thanbyuzayat
Date of Death:
11.11.1942
Buried:
Grave No. 2 (A.l.F. Section) Thanbyuzayat

General Description

Soldier apparently collapsed on parade ground at Thanbyuzayat on 10.11.1942 and died the following day. The funeral service was conducted by Padre F. H. Bashford from  2/4th Casualty Clearing Station.

Camp Locations:

  • Thanbyuzayat, 415k - Burma
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