Born: 20th April 1918, Dumfriesshire, Scotland.

Died: 30th September 1943; age: 25; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 69, Bixley Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Record: 7368906.

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 196 Field Ambulance.


Grave Reference:


Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery,


Mon State,



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.


The 1939 Identity Card Register for England & Wales.

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

Extra information courtesy of Tony.

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