FREDERICK ARCHIE BROCK WELHAM

Born: 1914, Ipswich.

Died: 10th November 1943; age: 19; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 42, Rands Way, Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828113.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of William Hubert & Hilda May Welham, of Ipswich.

 

Grave Reference:

6.G.11.

Chungkai War Cemetery,

Kanchanaburi,

Thailand.

 

Father: William Hubert Welham, born 1892, Ipswich. A Repairer & Bootmaker.

Mother: Hilda May Welham (nee Brock), born January 1896, Ipswich.

 

Probate to William Hubert Welham, a Bootmaker.

4th and 5th Battalions:
The Battalions were attached to the 18th East Anglian Division.
15 February 1942: After the fall of Singapore, approximately 620 of the Battalions were taken POW and later mostly died on the Burma-Thailand Railway.

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