Photograph courtesy of Derek.

Born: 1913, 18, Cardinal Street, Ipswich.

Died: 2nd December 1942; age: 29.

Residence: Ipswich.

Rank: Gunner; Service Number: 1653730.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 95 Battery, 48 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 2.

Yokohama Cremation Memorial,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Rose Friend, of Ipswich; husband of Lily M.M. Friend, of Ipswich.


Father: George James Friend, born 1886, Ipswich.

Mother: Rose Emma Friend (nee Halls), born 1873, Chelmsford, Essex.


On the 9th April 1939, at All Saint’s Church, Ipswich, George married Lily Matilda May Attle, born April 1916, at 16, Potter Street, Ipswich. George recorded his address as – 151, Bramford Road, Ipswich.

48 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment

48 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment

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