Kranji Military Cemetery Photographs Set 2

F/O HudsonSqn Leader Bacon

LEFT: Flying Officer Brian Hudson.

RIGHT: Squadron Leader Nigel Bacon.

F/O Hudson and W/Commander Bacon were in the crew of Beverley XL150 of 34 Squadron RAF, which crashed on 15th December 1967 in bad weather at Bukit Hantu some 90 miles north of Johore Bahru in Malaya. There were no survivors.

Others who died in the crash were; Flying Officer David Brodie and
Sergeants Ernest Trigwell, John Curtis and Brian George.

Pte T. GriffithsUnknown SoldierLEFT: Private Thomas Griffiths, Durham Light Infantry, killed on 26th February 1966 during a contact with Indonesian forces in Borneo, on the Indonesian side of the border. Pte Griffiths was the last man of the Durham Light Infantry to be killed in action before the regiment was amalgamated on 1st April 1968.

RIGHT: An unknown Serviceman killed on 12th April 1965. It is likely that he was one of the victims of the collision of two Royal Navy Wessex 1 helicopters at Nanga Ghat, Borneo. The helicopters came from 845 Sqn RNAS, HMS Bulwark.

Lieutenant P. TimonySgt B. BextonLEFT: Lieutenant Patrick Timony, Federation of Malaya Police, 20th June 1951 . Died in Johore Bahru of wounds received in an ambush the previous day.

RIGHT: Sergeant Brian Bexton, ‘D’Squadron 22 Regiment Special Air Service. Sgt Bexton was killed in action on 7th June 1964, when he was ‘on point’ with an SAS patrol leading a platoon of the 2/7th Gurkhas. He was the only casualty in an Indonesian ambush near Long Pa Sia, Sabah, close to the Indonesian Border.

Janggak anak InkoiSubaltern H.M. Davies ATS LEFT: Subaltern H.E. Davies, Auxiliary Territorial Service. Died 4th September 1948.

RIGHT: Janggak anak Inkoi, Sarawak Rangers, died 15th June 1956. He was one of 20 Dayak trackers from Sarawak who died during the Malayan Emergency.

The remains of Janggak anak Inkoi and his fallen comrades are to be repatriated to Sarawak.