19 October 2009

2336729 Signalman Robert Fotheringham, Royal Corps of Signals

2336729 Signalman Robert Fotheringham of the Royal Corps of Signals was 25 years old when he died. He gave up his life 67 years ago today - 19th October 1942 and lies in a corner of a Foreign Field in Kranji War Cemetery in Malaysia.

At the time of his death - according to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission - Robert was attached to the 11th Indian Division, Signals. He was a Glaswegian, the son of Alexander and Janet Fotheringham, of Glasgow. The War Graves Photographic Project has a photo of his last resting place.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The War Graves Photographic Project

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