Guildford

Guildford War Memorial where there are endless names of WW1 dead.

In comparison, WW2 inscriptions has very small in number.  The following men are from 2/4th MGB:

 

WX9178 STREET, JACK OLIVER was KIA 15 February 1942 Buona vista, Singapore during battle for Singapore.  Jack was 30 years of age and had enlisted October 1940.  He was a driver with ‘A’ Company.

WX10012   WORTH, WALTER GEORGE enlisted December 1940 as a signaller with Headquarters Company.  As a POW in Singapore, Walter was selected with ‘F’ Force Thailand to work on Burma-Thai Railway.  He died of Cholera at Kami Sonkurai Camp, 28 August 1943 aged 31 years.  He had married Millicent Harriet Dedman in 1941.  He had been employed at Smutterman Flour Mills.  To read further about ‘F’ Force Thailand.