Papers relating to his military career, dated 1946-, notably including typescript account of service of No 1 Independent Infantry Company, Malaya, 1941-1942, dated [1946-1984]; typescript account of experiences of 5 Bn, 14 Punjab Regt in Japanese POW camps, 1942-1945, including details of their work on the Burma Railway, written in [1946-1984]; typescript memoir of Fearon's military career, 1929-1947, written by his wife Diana Fearon in .
FEARON, Lt Col Sheppard Percy (1911-1984)
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- ReferenceGB 99 KCLMA Fearon
- Dates of Creation1946-
- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born in 1911; attended Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1929-1931; 2nd Lt, 2 Bn, Border Regt, 1931; joined 5 Bn, 14 Punjab Regt, Indian Army, 1932; served in India, 1932-1935 and 1947, Abyssinia, 1935-1937; seconded to Burma Frontier Force, 1937-1941; Lt, 1933; Capt, 1939; commanded No 1 Independent Infantry Company, Malaya, 1941-1942; held as POW by Japanese, 1942-1945; served in Burma, [1945-1946], and India, [1946-1947]; died in 1984.
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