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John James Westwood

5835557, Private John James Westwood, Age 34
2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment
Died 31 August 1943

Private 5835557, 2nd Battalion, Cambridgeshire Regiment. Died 31/08/1943. Age 34.


Born 24th April 1909 in Walton, youngest of four children of Albert Edward Westwood and (Amy) Margaret nee Brown. In 1939 the family were living at 1 St. Andrews Road, Felixstowe with John working as a Chemist's warehouseman.


Private Westwood was reported missing in Malaya 15th February 1942, he was later reported to be a prisoner of war. He died of Beri Beri & Dysentry on the 31st August 1943 and is buried at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery.

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Grave at Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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Prisoner of War Report

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