GEORGE LESLIE MONS FELLGETT

Born: 29th September 1914, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 31st August 1943; age: 28; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942.

Residence: Ralph Cottage, Martlesham, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828190.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

4.F.10.

Chungkai War Cemetery,

Kanchanaburi,

Thailand.

 

Father: Frederick Arthur Fellgett, born 1881, Playford, Suffolk. A Horseman on a Farm. During the Second World War Frederick was an A.R.P.Warden.

Mother: Edith Beatrice Fellgett (nee Smith), born 1881, Newbourn, Suffolk – died 1941, Suffolk.

 

In 1939, in the district of Deben, Suffolk, George married Gladys Page. They had 2 children.

 

Probate to Gladys Fellgett – widow.

4th and 5th Battalions:
The Battalions were attached to the 18th East Anglian Division.
15 February 1942: After the fall of Singapore, approximately 620 of the Battalions were taken POW and later mostly died on the Burma-Thailand Railway.

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