Lieutenant ColonelWIGGINTON, SYDNEY ISAAC

Service Number 156630

Died 07/09/1945

Aged 31

Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

attd. Force 136
Special Operations Executive

O B E, Twice Mentioned in Despatches

Son of Arthur and Alice Wigginton; husband of Eunice Olive Wigginton, of Nottingham.

NB.

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.

Inscription

YOUR COUNTRY AND YOUR FAMILY WILL HONOUR AND REMEMBER YOU FOR EVER

Buried at TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY

Location: Myanmar
Number of casualties: 5580

Cemetery/memorial reference: Spec. Mem. 15

See cemetery plan
Cemetery details

CWGC Archives

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DISCLAIMER:
This collection of documents was assembled by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and its predecessors as part of the processes involved in the commemoration of individuals. As a result, they contain many corrections and alterations which reflect their use as working documents. For further information concerning the history of the collection, please see our About Our Records page.
Please be advised that some of the documents, especially the burial returns and exhumation reports, may contain information which some people may find distressing. The original archive records and their digital copies remain the property of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, but are available for re-use for private and non-commercial purposes.