Born: 1911, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd December 1943; age: 32; Japanese PoW – Thailand – Burma Railway.

Residence: 22, Coniston Square, Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 5824759.

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment. 5th Battalion – Infantry.


Grave Reference:


Kanchanaburi War Cemetery,



Father: William Henry Chatfield, born March 1887, Battersea, London, a Painter – Builder.

Mother: Violet Eliza Chatfield (nee Reeve), born September 1889, Ipswich.


In 1938, Ipswich, William married Rose Mary Spink, born January 1919, Suffolk. They had 3 children.


Probate to Rose Mary Chatfield – widow.

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