Born: 1919, Elmswell, Suffolk.
Died: 5th April 1943; age: 23; Japanese POW.
Residence: The Limes, Ashfield Road, Elmswell, Suffolk.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828161
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.
Father: Julius Christian Andreasen, born September 1886, Kristiania, Norway.
Mother: Nora Andreasen (nee Pearl), born December 1882, Elmswell, Suffolk.
Probate to Julius Christian Andreasen, a Factory Manager.
Eric’s older brother was also killed – 21st November 1942. Carl Christian Andreasen, aged 25, a Private, service number 5729360, for the 5th Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment. Laid to rest Broadstone Cemetery, Poole, Dorset.
Eric is remembered on the war memorial at Elmswell Parish Church, Elmswell, Suffolk.