Cornelius, Ernest Edwin


War Service:

Lieutenant ERNEST EDWIN CORNELIUS of 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force) died aged 20 on 24 March 1944.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Rangoon Memorial in Taukkyan War Cemetery in Burma (now Mayanmar), on the war memorial at St Dunstan’s College and in the pages of the History of The Old Dunstonian Rugby Football Club.

He was the son of Ernest Arthur Cornelius, and of Grace Emma Cornelius, of Forest Hill. His death was reported in The Times of 23 May 1944.


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