The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Thackrah
First Name:
Cyril Bernard
Nick Name:
Barney
Rank:
Corporal (Promoted on 14.2.1942)
Regimental #:
WX8699
Company:
Headquarters Company
Enlisted:
23.10.1940
DOB:
4.02.1903
Place of Birth:
Reading, Berkshire, England
Father's Name:
Charles Thackrah
Mothers's Name:
Maria Felcia Thackrah
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Labourer
Memorial:
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Plot A16, Row F, Grave 2, Age 40.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, Johore Bahru, Adam Park, Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
‘F’ Force Thailand
POW#:
4/6709 & 1490
Cause of Death:
Dysentery and Malaria
Place of Death:
Tanbaya
Date of Death:
19.09.1943
Buried:
Grave No. 226, Tanbaya

General Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Height 5′ 9 1/2″

Funeral service by Chaplain Duckworth (British Army) on 15.11.1943.

 

Thackrah

Camp Locations:

  • Adam Park Camp - Singapore
  • Johore Bahru, - Malaysia
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
  • Tanbaya, 362k - Burma
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