Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Stanley Tom Stokes

In memory of
Private
Stanley Tom Stokes
April 9, 1917
Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service:

Service Number:
772294
Age:
19
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)
Division:
"B" Coy. 1st Bn.

Additional Information:

Born:
September 11, 1897 London, United Kingdom
Enlistment:
December 4, 1915 Brantford, Ontario

Son of Pte Horace James Stokes, 1st Battalion, who was later killed in action on 19 September 1917, and Gertrude Stokes of Brantford, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 333 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY ; Pas de Calais, France
Grave Reference:
VI. E. 3.
Location:
Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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