18 October 2010

5830607 Pte George W Groom, 5th Bn, Suffolk Regt

5830607 Private George William Groom of the Suffolk Regiment, died as a prisoner of war of the Japanese on the 18th October 1943. He was 24 years old, the son of Alfred George and Sarah Ann Groom, of Hitcham, Suffolk. He is buried in Chungkai War Cemetery in Thailand.

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


Ancestry (UK Army Roll of Honour 1939-1945)
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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