To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Captain and Quartermaster

Edward Charles Frederick Benford

Benford-Edward-Charles-Frederick

1899/05/12 - Born Aldershot

Son of Edward Charles and Ellen Benford

Royal Artillery

3rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. 5975

Japanese Index card - Side One

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Japanese Index Card - Side Two

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1942/10/26 - Transported overland to Thailand in Letter Party ‘W’

Group 4

Under Lt.-Col. R. McL. More, R.A., 2 H.A.A K.S.P.A

New PoW No. 120

Nakam Patom Hospital

 

Died

1944/04/24

Cause of Death - Amoebic Dysentery

Nakam Patom Hospital

Buried Grave A7

Benford-Edward-Charles-Frederick-Nakam Patom Hospital Cemetery

Nakam Patom Cemetery

After the war the War Graves exhumed Richard’s body and buried him at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand

 

Loved Ones

Son of Edward and Ellen Catherine Benford; husband of Ruth Margaret Benford, of Welling, Kent

 

Memorial

KANCHANABURI War CEMETERY

8. A. 46.

Benford-Edward-Charles-Frederick-Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY

 

Information

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

KEW:- WO 392/23, WO 361/1529, WO 345/4, WO 361/1979, WO 361/1954, WO 361/1521, WO 361/1623, WO 361/1987, WO 361/2169, WO 361/1531, WO 361/1519, WO 361/2235, WO 361/1403, WO 361/2184

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