CLIFFORD LESLIE RUSHBROOKE

 

Born: 9th February 1913, Ipswich.

Died: 28th April 1942; age: 29; KiA.

Residence: 12, Bixley Road, Ipswich.

Employed: Outfitter’s Shop Assistant – Messrs. Sunnucks Ltd.

 

Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 79111888.

Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, 7th Queen’s Own Hussars.

 

Memorial Reference:

Face 1.

Rangoon Memorial,

Yangon Region,

Myanmar.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Eldest son of Ernest Guy & Bertha Rushbrooke, Of Ipswich.

 

Father: Ernest John Guy Rushbrooke, born November 1877, Ipswich. An Outfitter.

Mother: Roberta Rushbrooke (nee King), born 1882, Ipswich – died 1939, Ipswich

 

England & Wales Register, 1939

 

Clifford was an Outfitter’s Shop Assistant, he was a boarder at the home of 73 year old, Ellen Harriet Hood, at her home – 28, Grosvenor Road, Norwich, Norfolk.

 

Probate to Ernest John Guy Rushbrooke – father, a retired Outfitter.

 

At Kyaukse Burma 7th Hussars and 48th Brigade were in a good defensive position, with mountains on one side, the Sittang Marshes on the other, and along with a Gurkha battalion spent the 28th to the 30th in action every day. Here, two tanks were lost and 10 men killed, but 150 Japanese were accounted for and 12 enemy lorries captured.

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