Born: 8th January 1910, 2, Gipping Cottages, Bramford, Suffolk.

Died: 26th June 1942; age: 33; died of Beriberi as a Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.

Residence: 5, Sproughton Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5828095.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Chungkai War Cemetery,






1911   2, Gipping Cottages, Bramford, Suffolk.


Olaf was a year old and living with his parents.

Frederick Charles D. Moss, 27, a Chemical Labourer – Chemical Works, Bramford.

Gertrude Keziah Moss (nee Lay), 26, born Whitton, Suffolk.


In 1931, Woodbridge, Suffolk, Olaf married Doris Winifred Sadd, born October 1913, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

They had 1 daughter:

Audrey Joyce Mary Moss, born June 1931, Ipswich.


Probate to Doris Winfred Moss – widow.


Olaf is also remembered on the war memorial at St Mary the Virgin Church, Bramford, Suffolk.


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.


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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