The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Jones
First Name:
Norman
Nick Name:
Taffy
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX9433
Company:
'C' Company
Enlisted:
4.12.1940
DOB:
30.12.1905
Place of Birth:
Mostyn, North Wales
Father's Name:
John Jones
Mothers's Name:
Ann Jones
Religion:
Methodist
Pre-war Occupation:
Stevedore and Tractor Driver
Memorial:
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Plot 1, Row P, Grave 8, Age 37.
Singapore:
Selarang Camp Changi, A.G.H. Roberts Barracks (Beri-Beri), Selarang Barracks Changi
Force:
'D' Force Thailand, S Battalion
POW#:
8792
Cause of Death:
Avitaminosis and Beri‐Beri
Place of Death:
Chungkai
Date of Death:
11.11.1943
Buried:
Grave No. 886, Chungkai

General Description

Some of C Coy (mostly No 9 Pln) in transit Rear L-R Kev Moir, Clarrie Henderson, Fred Webb Front Taffy Jones, Cyril Anderson, Jock Leith, Chris Mc Lennan, Les Marriot, Ern Ricketts, Paddy Byrne. Kneeling Harry Norris
Some of C Coy (mostly No 9 Pln) in transit
Rear L-R Kev Moir, Clarrie Henderson, Fred Webb
Front Taffy Jones, Cyril Anderson, Jock Leith, Chris Mc Lennan, Les Marriot, Ern Ricketts, Paddy Byrne, S Morris, Bert Fidge.
Kneeling Harry Norris

 

Six years previous service with Royal Tank Corps.

Camp Locations:

  • Roberts Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Barracks Changi - Singapore
  • Selarang Camp Changi - Singapore
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