Stretford WW2 

Francis Robert Bloye Ellis

Ship/Rgn/Sqn No:Indian Army
Name of Rgt or Ship:Ordnance Corps
How Died:As a P.O.W in a Japanese Camp
Country of burial:ThailandGrave Photo:Yes
Cemetery or Memorial:Kanchanaburi Cemetery
Town Memorial:Not Listed
Extra Information:
Joined the Metro-Vicker's Company as a Probationary College Apprentice in
October 1934 and became a School Apprentice in October 1935.   On
completion of his apprenticeship in Novemebr 1936 he joined the Motor Sales
Department.    Joined the Indian Army Ordnance Corps as a Lieutenant in
April 1940, later posted to the Far East and promoted to the rank of Major.
   Died whilst a Prisoner of War in Thailand in 1943.

M.I. - "Grant them the peace which calms all earthly strife".
Memorials found on:
Metro-Vickers (Trafford Park)
Metro-Vickers R.U.F.C. (Sale)
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