David Southwick

Private Worcestershire Regiment, Number 14629908.  Died, 05.06.1945 aged 20 years.
 

Taukkyan War Cemetery is in the township of Mingaladon, Yangon, Myanmar.

The cemetery originally contained 6,374 Commonwealth burials of the Second World Wars but was enlarged to contain, The Rangoon Memorial, The Taukkyan Cremation Memorial and the Taukkyan Memorial which bear the names of almost 28,045 men of the Commonwealth land forces and others who died during the campaigns in Burma and who have no known grave.

 

Whilst Victory in Europe Day was celebrated on May 8th 1945, the far eastern conflict against the Japanese continued. David Southwick died of wounds on June 5th, 1945 in Burma.

 

POST CODE: B63 2UL

ADDRESS: Churchyard, St Peter’s Church, Church Road, Cradley

GPS Location:  N. 52.4638289  W. -2.0883722

Memorial Location: Section D, Row 1, Grave No 4

 

IN LOVING MEMORY OF

GEORGE  T. SOUTHWICK

WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, JAN. 19TH 1942

AGED 62 YEARS

ALSO DAVID ARTHUR, HIS SON,

DIED OF WOUNDS IN BURMA, JUNE 5TH 1945

AGED 20 YEARS

GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN

ALSO, MARTHA ANN, WIFE OF

GEORGE T. SOUTHWICK

WHO DIED SEPT 25 1953

AGED 63 YEARS

REUNITED

David Southwick - Audio Commentary
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