HOWE, Norman Stanley

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X 4758
Born: 
Friday, June 22, 1928
Died : 
Tuesday, December 11, 1951
Died on active service
Age: 
23
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Cpl Howe R
Grave of Cpl Howe RM
Corporal Norman Howe died [1] in the British Military Hospital, Singapore [2+3].
 
He was originally buried at Pasir Penang Cemetery, Singapore.  This cemetery was closed in 1974/5 and the next of kin were given various choices at that time. Cpl. Howe's remains were repatriated to England. His name appears on a Memorial Plaque in the Church of Resurrection in Kuala Kangsar in Malaysia [4].
 
Sources
[1] AFM ROH
[2] Coventry Evening Telegraph newspaper report 13/12/1951.
[3] Globe and Laurel March/April 1952 page 69.
[4] + [images] His nephew David Howe with info from the J.C.C.C. (MOD).
 

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