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Family of Reginald ADKINS and Marjorie Winifred HEARD

Husband: Reginald ADKINS (1912-1945)
Wife: Marjorie Winifred HEARD (1912-1992)
Marriage Q3 1937 Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England1

Husband: Reginald ADKINS

Name: Reginald ADKINS
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas ADKINS ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 20 Feb 1912 Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England
Military Regiment 1939 (age 26-27) Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Military Service No. 6982944
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Military Rank Fusilier
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 27) Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England2
9 Belvedere Road
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 27) Brewery Worker (cold storage); Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England2
Theatre of War 1942 (age 29-30) Far East; Malaya3
Japanese POW Camp
He was taken prisoner on 19 April 1942 by the Japanese and held in a POW camp in Malaya.
Theatre of War 1944 (age 31-32) Far East; Malaya4
Japanese Prisoner of War Camp
He was recorded on a list of POWs in Malaya by the Japanese.
Death 19 Jan 1945 (age 32) Malaya
Cause: on war service
Address: POW Camp
Probate 28 Sep 1945 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England5
Probate granted to his widow Marjorie Winifred Adkins of 9 Belvedere Road Burton-on-Trent. Effects valued at £234 8s 1d

Wife: Marjorie Winifred HEARD

Name: Marjorie Winifred HEARD
Sex: Female
Father: Henry Charles HEARD (1875-1949)
Mother: Lucy NICKS (1874-1961)
Birth 3 Aug 1912 Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England2
Census 29 Sep 1939 (age 27) Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England2
9 Belvedere Road
Occupation 29 Sep 1939 (age 27) Unpaid domestic duties; Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England2
Death Q2 1992 (age 79) Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Her death register gives her dob incorrectly as 4 May 1912


1"GRO". Burton-upon-Trent Vol 6B Page 1145. Cit. Date: Q3 1937.
2"Census 1939 Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England 1939 Regiater (Reginald Adkins)" (1939 Regiater).
Text From Source: Name of person,Status,Gender,Birthdate,Condition,Occupation,Comments
Reginald Adkins,,M,20 Feb 1912,M,Brewery Worker (cold storage),
Marjorie Winifred Adkins,,F,3 Aug 1912,M,Unpaid domestic duties,
3"War Office: Japanese Index Cards of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees, Second World War, 1942-1945". WO 345/1.
4"Malaya POW Camp Name list". WO 361/1946.
5" England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 [database on-line]. Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. London, England © Crown copyright." (