Born: 3rd November 1918, Ipswich.
Died: 17th August 1945, age: 26; died of Malaria as a Japanese PoW at Tagri on the Thailand/Burma Railway.
Captured: 15th February 1942 – Fall of Singapore.
Residence: 4, St. Matthew’s Church Lane, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Motor Machanic.
Rank: Bombardier; Service Number: 5828175.
Regiment: Royal Artillery, 135 (The Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment.
Originally buried at Tagri Cemetery. Body exhumed, identified by records and re-buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery on the 5th April 1946.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Bertie Sewell Smith & Eunice Emma Smith, of Ipswich.
Father: Bertie Sewell Smith, born 1879, Aldringham, Suffolk – died 1919, Blything, Suffolk.
Mother: Eunice Emma Smith (nee Keys), born 1888, Ipswich.
Probate to Ernest William Simpson, a Pattern Maker.