Richard George Read
Son of George and Mary Read in Warwickshire in 1899
1914 - Enlisted as a boy soldier aged 15 and 122 days.
Served in the RHA during WW1
1920s - Stationed in Egypt
1927 - Married in Cairo whilst serving in K Battery RHA.
1938 - Re-enlisted as Lt. (QM)
118 Field Regiment
1942/02/15 - Captured when Singapore surrendered in February.
Interned at Changi and Towner Road.
1942, November - Promoted to Capt. QM
1945/09/02 - Liberated
Transported to Australia initially, suffering from Stomach Cancer, sent to Chester Military Hospital.
1946 September 11th
Chester Military Hospital