HENRY, John

Known as: 
Jock
Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 5389
Born: 
Wednesday, June 4, 1930
Died : 
Wednesday, January 10, 1951
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
20
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Corporal John Henry was killed during operations in Malaya. His section were ambushed and pinned down in the Cameron Highlands and Cpl. Henry was killed as he went to get ammunition for them. [1]
 
Buried at Batu Gajah; later exhumed, cremated at Sek Keng Cheng Crematorium, Kuala Lumpur and ashes returned to the UK. [2]
 
Sources
[1] Account of Mne. Sherratt, HQ troop, in the book By Sea and Land, author Robin Neillands.
[2] Malaya Historical Group.
 

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