Remembering Today 7/12/43 Gunner:Francis Penrose Meade,1629496,5 Searchlight Regt. Royal Artillery

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  1. CL1

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

    Gunner MEADE, FRANCIS PENROSE
    Service Number 1629496

    Died 07/12/1943

    5 Searchlight Regt.
    Royal Artillery

    Son of Francis Penrose Meade and Florence Meade; husband of Wynefrid Florence Meade, of Rusholme, Manchester.
    Casualty
    Buried at CHUNGKAI WAR CEMETERY

    Location: Thailand
    Number of casualties: 1692

    Cemetery/memorial reference: 3. O. 10.
     
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  2. Guy Hudson

    Guy Hudson Member

    1629496 MEADE Francis Penrose Gunner 5th Search Light Regiment, Royal Artillery
    Enlisted 1941, captured at the fall of Singapore 15th February 1942
    Cause of death : Avitaminosis whilst a prisoner of war.

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    His wife posted a notice in the Manchester Evening Post 24th August 1943
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  3. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    1939 REGISTER TRANSCRIPTION
    35 Henbury Street , Manchester C.B., Lancashire
    NAME DOB OCCUPATION
    Francis P Meade 15 Nov 1880 Foreman (Brewery)
    Florence McLean Meade 27 Feb 1882 Unpaid Domestic Duties
    Francis P Meade 07 Jun 1912 Warehouseman Cork Manufacturer
    Harold McLean Meade 07 Jun 1912 Shipping Clerk

    Lancashire Marriage indexes for the year: 1940
    MEADE Francis Penrose
    EDWARDS Wynefrid Florence
    Rusholme, Holy Trinity

    RA attestations:
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    Casualty Lists:
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    Mother Florence died 1952 in Manchester.
    Father Francis died 1955 in Manchester.
    Twin brother Harold died 21 Dec 1968 in Blackpool.
     
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