HERBERT GEOFFREY HUNT

Herbert is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.

 

Born: 1916, Ipswich.

Died: 30th September 1943; age: 26.

Residence: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5827106.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion – Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

4.A.8.

Ranchi War Cemetery.

Ranchi,

Jharkhand,

India.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr. & Mrs. H. Hunt, of Ipswich.

 

Father: Herbert Hunt, born October 1878, Ipswich.

Mother: Dora Gladys Hunt (nee Graver), born 1890. Lowestoft, Suffolk – died 1937, Ipswich.

 

2nd Battalion:
September 1939: On the outbreak of war the Battalion was in India and at Mhow.
November 1939: It moved up North Western Frontier to the Razmak. For three years they were engaged against the tribesmen in the Tochi Valley and in internal security.
October 1943: The Battalion joined 123rd Indian Infantry Brigade and took part in the Burma campaign including the Arakan and Imphal.

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