Image from the Evening Star
Born: 20th April 1918, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.
Died: 30th September 1943; age: 25; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.
Residence: 18, Rosehill Road, Ipswich.
Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Record: 7368906.
Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 196 Field Ambulance.
Image courtesy of Kevin Knights.
Father: Frederick Slader Hoare, born November 1882, East Dulwich, London. A Lithographic Artist.
Mother: Grace Seymour Hargrave Hoare (nee Kitchen), born August 1888, Shacklewell Lane, Edmonton, London.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.
69, Bixley Road, Ipswich.
Reginald was a Commercial Artist (painter). He was living with his mother & married sister.
Grace Hoare, Household Duties.
Mary Curry (nee Hoare), born 24th October 1920, a Shorthand Typist.
In 1940, Ipswich, Reginald married Eileen D. Lillingstone, born 1919, Ipswich.
Probate to Frederick Slader Hoare – father, an Advertising Artist.
Reginald is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Augustine of Hippo, Ipswich, and on the Suffolk Painters web-site http://www.suffolkpainters.co.uk/index.cgi?choice=painter&pid=3826
Extra information courtesy of Tony.