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St John's Church, Ipoh, Memorial, Malaysia

World War 1 & The Emergency
Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2007

There are several memorials within St. John's church, Ipoh, Perrak, Malaysia mainly inset into the surrounding wooden rails affixed to the walls. One is for World War 1, another the Hussars in the Emergency, and a further one from the Worcestershire Regiment who served there.

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World War 1

A.M.D.G. ET IN MEMORIAM

BELL James Graham
No further information currently available
CAMPBELL Cecil Audrey
[Listed as Cecil Awdry Campbell on CWGC & SDGW] Lieutenant, 250th Tunnelling Company, Royal Engineers. Drowned 4th October 1918. Aged 33. Son of the late Lorne A. Campbell (I.C.S.) and Cecilia L. Campbell. No known grave. Commemorated on HOLLYBROOK MEMORIAL, SOUTHAMPTON. See also Ipoh War memorial
ROOTS Lionel Victor
Mr L V Roots landed at the Port of London on the "Miyazaki-Maru" from Penang, Malaya, 18 January 1915, listed as a Miner, aged 27, permanent residence listed as London. - see also Ipoh War memorial

LOYAL TO FIRM AND
COUNTRY THEY GAVE THEIR
LIVES DURING THE
GREAT WAR 1914-18
REQUIESCANT IN PACE.

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The Emergency

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE XV-XIX THE KING'S ROYAL HUSSARS
WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE DURING THE REGIMENT'S TOUR IN MALAYA
1954 MEREBIMUR 1957

DAVIES J A
Second Lieutenant 432911, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Killed when his armoured car overturned on Raub to Grik run 27th August 1954. Aged 24. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E. Grave 44.
FITCHETT T J
[Also listed as P J Fitchett] Trooper 22941189, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died 5th December 1954. Aged 20. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E. Grave 45.
BRUCE D C
Trooper 22992783, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died accidentally 31st May 1955. Aged 21. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E Grave 47.
THOMPSON G E
Sergeant, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died accidentally 16th April 1956. Agede 41. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E. Grave 53.
SUMMERS G
Trooper 23224286, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died when his armoured car was in collision with the Ipoh to Penang mail train 24th June 1956. Aged 19. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Plot E Grave 60.
SMITH W J
Trooper 23237864, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died when his armoured car was in collision with the Ipoh to Penang mail train 24th June 1956. Cremated at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur and ashes returned to the UK.
CAMPBELL G
Trooper 23200439, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died when his armoured car was in collision with the Ipoh to Penang mail train 24th June 1956. Aged 20. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Plot E Grave 57.
JONES R F [D]
Trooper 22966231, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Died when his armoured car was in collision with the Ipoh to Penang mail train 24th June 1956. Aged 20. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Plot E Grave 58.
WELLS S W J
Corporal 22980204, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Killed in landslide at Cameron Highlands 18th December 1956. Aged 20. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E Grave 67.
WALKER A G
Trooper 23213011, 15th/19th King's Royal Hussars. Killed in landslide at Cameron Highlands 18th December 1956. Aged 20. Buried in Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery, Taiping, Perak. Row E Grave 70.

 

THIS BOOKCASE WAS PRESENTED TO ST. JOHN'S, IPOH
BY ALL RANKS 1ST BN. THE WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
TO COMMEMORATE THEIR TOUR IN MALAYA 1950-1953

Last update 28 May, 2014

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