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.
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).