Remembering Today 17/12/41 Private:Samuel Wilson Wright,6142681,2nd Bn. East Surrey Regiment

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery

    Service Number 6142681

    Died 17/12/1941

    Aged 28

    2nd Bn.
    East Surrey Regiment
    Commemorated at SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

    Location: Singapore
    Number of casualties: 24317

    Cemetery/memorial reference: Column 70.
  2. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    UK, Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945
    Name: Samuel Wright
    Given Initials: S W
    Rank: Private
    Death Date: Dec 1941
    Number: 6142681
    Birth Place: New Zealand
    Residence: New Zealand

    Regiment at Enlistment: East Surrey Regiment
    Branch at Enlistment: Infantry
    Theatre of War: Malaya
    Regiment at Death: East Surrey Regiment
    Branch at Death: Infantry

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  3. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

    Interesting. WO361/2192 British Military Personnel reported missing at fall of Singapore M-Z has:
    6142681 Wright S. 2 E.Surreys Pte. Missing GURUN 17-12-41. Seen in PENANG HILLS in April 42.
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  4. Tricky Dicky

    Tricky Dicky Don'tre member

    Surrey, England, Regimental Rolls, 1914-1947
    Name: Samuel Wilson Wright
    Event Date: 25 Jul 1938
    Regiment Number: 6142681
    Regiment: East Surrey

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  5. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    New Zealand, Birth Index, 1840-1950:

    Name: Samuel Wilson Wright
    Birth Date: Jan-Feb-Mar 1913
    Registration Place: Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand



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