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Stanley Hamilton Hunter

In memory of:

Corporal Stanley Hamilton Hunter

November 23, 1943

Camp Niigata-Rinko 5B, Osaka, Japan

Military Service


Service Number:

H/6569

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Born:

June 29, 1914
Meadow Lea, Manitoba

Enlistment:

September 23, 1939
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Hamilton Josiah Hunter, of Meadow Lea, Manitoba, and Gertrude Lobb, of Gerrans, Cornwall, England.

He had served with the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry. He was captured as a prisoner of war on December 25, 1941 in Hong Kong and died in Niigata 5B POW camp. His brother, Arthur Hilton Hunter, was in the same camp with him.

Commemorated on Page 173 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Canadian Section: A. C. 8.

Location:

YOKOHAMA WAR CEMETERY is 9 kilometres west of the city on Yuenchi-Dori, Hodogaya Ward, which branches left off the old Tokkaido highway. The nearest railway station is Hodogaya, 5 kilometres to the north on the JNR line but the cemetery is easily reached by bus from Yokohama station.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Stanley Hamilton Hunter– Art, Hamilton, Gert, John, Stan and Queenie. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Stanley Hamilton Hunter– Hamilton, Gert, Queenie Stan, and Art.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Stanley Hamilton Hunter– Corporal Stanley Hamilton Hunter - Winnipeg Grenadiers, R.C.I.C.
  • Letter– Stan's last letter to his father.  Received posthumously.

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