Born: 1921, Ipswich.

Died on or since: 21st September 1944; age: 23 – Japanese POW.

Residence: 67, Levington Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: Librarian.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 5828747.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Final resting place unknown.

Memorial Reference:

Column 54.

Singapore Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Joseph Sydney Pawsey & Nora Pawsey (nee Renacre), of Sandown, Essex.


Father: Joseph Sydney Pawsey, born 1895, Ipswich.

Mother: Nora Pawsey (nee Renacre), born 1892, Ringfield, Suffolk – died 1925, Ipswich.


Probate to Walter Ernest Mothersole, a pig dealer.


Joseph is also remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.

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