To honour those who served their country

“In this their finest hour”

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Sergeant

Edward Reay

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Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

9th Battalion

 

Japanese PoW

1942/02/15 - Captured Singapore

PoW No. II 7961

1942/11/07 - Transported overland to Thailand, train 30, ‘GW Party’

New PoW No. II 13368

1943/02/29 - Escaped from Tha Kilen Camp

1943/03/22 - Brought back into Camp

1943/03/23 - Killed by Japanese, Shot with three other PoW escapees

 

Died

Age 29

1943/03/23

Tha Kilen Camp

Shot by Japanese

 

Loved Ones

Son of Foster and Gertrude Reay; husband of Lily Reay, of Ashington, Northumberland

 

Memorial

KANCHANABURI War CEMETERY

8. K. 31.

Reay-Edward Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Site Plan

KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY

Information

Keith Andrews

KEW:- WO 361/2172, WO 392/26, WO 361/1623, WO 361/2167, WO 361/1116, WO 361/2178,

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