CLAUDE REGINALD WILLIAMS

Born: 28th October 1912, Ipswich.

Died: 3rd October 1945; age: 33; as a Japanese PoW. Japanese recorded death from Malaria, believed to be at Sandakan.

Captured Java, 8th March 1942 –  arrived at Sandakan from 8th – 18th April 1943.

Residence: 498, Woodbridge Road, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Leading Aircraftman; Service Number: 910168.

Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 153 Squadron.

 

Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Column 454.

Singapore Memorial,

Kranji,

Singapore.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs J.E.T Williams, of St. John’s, Ipswich.

 

Father: James Edgar Thomas Emmanuel Williams, born 1882, Ipswich – died 1928, Ipswich.

Mother: Florence Mabel Williams (nee Roberts), born July 1884, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

Claude was a Salesman – Gent’s Outfitters. He was living with his widowed mother at their family home – 148, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.

Florence, unpaid Domestic Duties.

1 other.

 

Probate to Florence Mabel Williams – mother.

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