JOHN HENRY BURCH

Born: 1915, Ipswich.

Died: 31st July 1943; age: 28; Japanese PoW.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5832499.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.

 

Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Column 53.

Singapore Memorial,

Kranji,

Singapore.

 

Father: Stanley James Birch, born 1889, Ipswich.

Mother: Dorothy E. Birch (nee Quinton), born 1890, Ipswich.

 

In 1939, Ipswich, John married Edna Kathleen Hammond, born 1916, Ipswich.

 

 

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