Born: 1917, Ipswich.

Died: 28th January 1942; age: 24; Killed in action against Japanese – retreat down Malaya to Singapore.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5828800.

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion – Infantry.


Memorial Reference:

Column 57.

Singapore Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs James William Surry, of Ipswich.


Father: Benjamin James Surry, born 1882, Ipswich.

Mother: May Miriam Surry (nee Clements), born April 1883, Ipswich.


In 1939, Deben, Suffolk, Arthur married Marjorie May Emeny, born 1921, Ipswich.

They had 1 son:

James W. Surry, born 1940, Ipswich.

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