Malcolm Smith, Newmarket

Last address in Lewis: 47 Newmarket
Service: 287 Field Coy Royal Engineers
Service number: 1909687
Date of death: 23 February 1942 at the age of 24
Died of wounds
Memorial: Singapore Civil Hospital Grave Memorial, column 2
Local memorial: Lewis War Memorial

Was shot in his hospital bed in Singapore by Japanese troops.
Lt Gen Yamashita was executed for this warcrime (perpetrated on many in the hospital) in 1946.

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