Born: 1921, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd October 1943; Age: 21; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Captured: 15th February 1942.

Residence: 8, Queen’s Way, Ipswich.


Rank: Private: Service Number: 5826891.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:


Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery,

Mon State,



Father: Arthur Thomas Girling, born September 1895 – died June 1945, at 8, Queen’s Way, Ipswich. A House Painter.

Mother: Ethel May Girling (nee Crawford), born 1900 – 1934, Ipswich.

Sister: Miss P. Girling, of 8, Queen’s Way, Ipswich.


Probate to Martha Grace Rivett – sister, wife of Ronald Bertram Rivett.

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