King's College London
War Memorials

Neave, John Richard

Neave – In Jan., 1942, died of wounds at Rengan, Jahore John Richard Neave M.C. Malayan Civil Service, acting British Resident, Perak, dearly loved husband of Minnie and father to Diana and John – Thornton House, Louth, Lincs.  The Times, 31 January 1942


First name(s)John Richard
Family detailsHusband of M. Neave of Louth Lancashire
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college1918-1919
Dept / courseFaculty of Science
Military unitGeneral List. Acting British Resident of Perak
War / conflictWorld War Two (1939-1945)
Decorations / medalsM.C.
Date of death22/01/1942
Age at death49
Rank at deathCaptain
Place of deathJahore
Cause of deathDied of Wounds
Burial placeKranji War Cemetery, Malaysia
Commemoration(s)King’ s College Chapel
NotesHe was a Liaison with British Forces in Malaya
SourcesKing’ s College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; KAS/AD8/F56 file 2

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