Born: 1919, Islington, Middlesex.

Died: 13th January 1944; age: 25; Japanese POW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: London.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 6020166

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick Walter Avis & Lily Howlett Avis, of Barnsbury, London.


Father: Frederick Walter Avis, born 1888, Upper Holloway, Islington, Middlesex. A Butcher.

Mother: Lily Howlett Avis (nee Gibbons), born September 1893, Newmarket, Suffolk.

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