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Serjeant ALFRED CLAUDE BRENTON SOWDEN

Service Number: 841889
Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Corps of Signals

Date of Death

Died 07 September 1945

Age 27 years old

Buried or commemorated at

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

Spec. Mem. 14

Myanmar

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • Secondary Unit, Regiment attd. Force 136 Special Operations Executive
  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Awards Military Medal, Mentioned in Despatches
  • Additional Info Son of Alfred John and Mabel Gwendolene Sowden.
  • Personal Inscription ALWAYS REMEMBERED BY MUM, DAD AND SISTER A CORNISH HERO WHO GAVE HIS LIFE FOR US
  • N.B. Please note that this casualty is also commemorated on the Singapore Memorial. However, recent research discovered that they were buried within the monastery grounds at Mewaing village, but as these graves cannot be maintained, the commission has now commemorated them by special memorial plaques in this cemetery.
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