16 November 2009

4751781 Pte Walter Vernon Stoyles, 7th Bn, York & Lancaster Regt

Bradford born 4751781 Private Walter Vernon Stoyles of the 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment, died on the 16th November 1942. He was 26 years old, the son of George H and Florry Stoyles, and the husband of Florence May Stoyles of Girlington, Bradford in Yorkshire. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Rangoon War Memorial in Taukkyan War Cemetery. The memorial bears the names of nearly 27,000 men of the Commonwealth land forces who died during the campaigns in Burma (now Myanmar) and who have no known grave.

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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