13 October 2009

6202775 Pte Ernest Charles Grafton, 1st Bn, Middlesex Regt

6202775 Private Ernest Charles Grafton of the 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regt died on the 13th October 1942. He was 24 years old and the son of Wallis Henry and Elizabeth Grafton of Morden, south London.

Ernest is buried in Yokohama War Cemetery in Japan which, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission states, "was constructed by the Australian War Graves Group after the Second World War and contains the graves of Commonwealth servicemen who died in Japan as prisoners of war or with the occupying forces after the war."

Ernest is one of 1675 men buried at Yokohama.

At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.


Ancestry.co.uk (1939-1945 Roll of Honour)
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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