Born: 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 24th October 1943; age: 23; as a Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942.

Residence: 107, Boyton Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5826896.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Jethro Robert & Ellen Jay.


Father: Jethro Robert Jay, born June 1876, Rushmere St. Andrew, Suffolk – died 1940, Ipswich. A Cemetery Worker.

Mother: Ellen Jay (nee Cowie), born May 1883, Felixstowe, Suffolk.


Probate to Ronald Percy James Capon, a Turner.

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