No.5828700, Sergeant, Ernest James Hulluch SPOONER
5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Ernest James Hulluch Spooner was born on 10th June 1917 (3rd qtr 1917 Bury St.Edmunds 4a:1313), son of Ernest A J and May Lilian SPOONER(née BYFORD).
His father died in 1940
Not being captured until 9th March 1942 is interesting as nothing has been found so far as to how it was that most of the 5th Suffolks were
captured in Singapore on 15th February at the surrender to the Jaapanese and yet he was still free for several weeks more.
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