Recorded on war records as ARTHUR CHARLES LAY


Born: 1917, Bramford, Suffolk.

Died: 8th June 1943; age: 25 – Japanese POW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 7368890.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 196 Field Ambulance.


Grave Reference:

Ashes buried with 299 other men – 9.M.9.

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



Father: Walter Edward Lay, born 1885, Bramford, Suffolk.

Mother: Ada Lay (nee Bone), born 1881, Stowmarket, Suffolk.


In 1941, Ipswich, Arthur married Kate Ellen Wilden, born October 1905, Ipswich.

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