5 February 2012
7374015 Pte Kenneth Laycock, RAMC
Today marks the seventieth death anniversary of 7374015 Private Kenneth Laycock of the Royal Army Medical Corps. He was born in Bradford and was living there when he enlisted. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission notes that he was serving with the 197th Field Ambulance at the time of his death and that he is commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. The Army Roll of Honour notes that he died whilst serving in Malaya.
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
Image of the Singapore Memorial from the 152 (Hyderabad) F Squadron website