Born: 1917, Ipswich.

Died: 14th May 1943; age: 26; Japanese POW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 113, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Lance Sergeant; Service Number: 5829803.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of, George Ernest & Harriet Ellen Thirkettle, of Ipswich.


Father: George Ernest Thirkettle, born 1876, Moulton St. Mary, Norfolk.

Mother: Harriet Ellen Thirkettle (nee Wymer), born March 1881, Moulton St. Mary, Norfolk.


Probate to Harriet Ellen Thirkettle (wife of George Ernest Thirkettle).

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