LEONARD WILLIAM MUNNINGS

Born: 1920, Ipswich.

Died: 5th-15th February 1942; age: 21; Killed in the fighting for Singapore/Malaya.

Residence: Ipswich.

Brother to ERNEST EDWARD MUNNINGS

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5833064.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.

 

Grave Reference:

II.C.14.

Kranji War Cemetery,

Singapore.

 

Father: Ernest Charles Munnings, born 1893, Ipswich.

Mother: Eva Josephine Munnings (nee Ware), born May 1892, Darlington, Durham.

 

4th Battalion
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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