COUNT, Anthony

No.14546998, Private, Anthony Humphrey COUNT
Aged 20

1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment
Killed in Action on Thursday, 20th April 1944

Anthony Humphrey Count was born in Fordham on 14th June 1923 (Cambridge Q2-1923 3B:740), baptised in Fordham on 3rd March 1924, son of Richard Roydon and Lily COUNT (née BOWERS), of Carter Street, Fordham.
Anthony had a younger brother Rodney and sisters Miriam and Theresa. The 1939 register has his parents at Chippenham Road, Fordham with Theresa and 3 closed records.

The 20th April 1944 was the day of the relief of Kohima, and important stage in the Battle of Imphal. The 1st Northants had 9 killed that day

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photo: Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Anthony Count is buried in Imphal War Cemetery, India, grave 5:F:20

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