Born: 1914, Ipswich

Died: 28th November 1944; age: 30; Japanese PoW- Nagoya #4 Branch (Iraka) PoW Camp of Cardiac Beri Beri.

Residence: 36, Orwell Road, Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 5832576.

Regiment: Cambridgeshire Regiment, 1st Battalion, Infantry.


Grave Reference:

Brit. Sec. F.A.3.

Yokohama British Commonwealth War Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Sidney John & Ellen Sarah Elmer, of Ipswich; husband of Hilda Marjorie Elmer (nee Palmer).


Father: Sidney John Elmer, born February 1889, Elmswell, Suffolk.

Mother – Ellen Sarah Elmer (nee Flory), born November 1890, Aldershot, Hampshire.


In 1939, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, Sidney married, Hilda Marjorie Palmer, born 1914, Bury St. Edmunds – died 1941, Ipswich. They had 1 son:

Bernard Palmer, born 1941, Ipswich.


Probate to Ellen Sarah Elmer (wife of Sidney John Elmer).

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