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James Alfred Galpin

In memory of:

Able Seaman James Alfred Galpin

October 16, 1945

Military Service


Service Number:

C/JX202012

Age:

24

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Loch Lomond

Additional Information


Son of Joshua and Annie M. Galpin, of Codroy, Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 161 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. K. 11.

Location:

Taiping is a town in Perak State, about 97 kilometres (60 miles) south-east of Penang in the north- west of Malaysia. It can be reached by motorway either from Penang or from Ipoh, capital city of the state. Both Penang and Ipoh have airports.The cemetery is 2 kilometres from the town, past the open park on the road to the waterfall and swimming pool. Locally known as Perkuburan Peperangan Taiping; the Cemetery is on the Jalan Bukit Larut (Bukit Larut Road).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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