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.
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.
Probate to Florence Mabel Williams – mother.