Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Earl Reginald Stoll

In memory of:

Lieutenant Earl Reginald Stoll

September 20, 1944

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Queen's Own Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.

Additional Information


Son of Eugene Charles Frederick and Lydia Stoll, of Long Branch, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 454 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

6. A. 7.

Location:

Leubringhen is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery is in Leubringhen and is situated on the east side of the Calais-Boulogne road, 14 kilometres from Calais. From Calais leave the motorway at junction 9 and turn left onto the N3-E402 toward St Inglevert. Proceed through the village and immediately after, turn first left over motorway bridge and follow the road for approximately 250 metres. The Calais Canadian War Cemetery will be found on the left.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Earl R. Stoll – Lieutenant Stoll joined the QOR of C in June 1940 as a rifleman and was eventually promoted to the rank of Seargent. He and several other officers were posted to the 8th Army in North Africa for combat experience in 1943. He rejoined the Regiment in England in August 1943 
and  subsequently went off on his officer's course in Canada. He was a replacement officer in Normandy and was mortally wounded in the attack on Fort De la Creche. (Channel Ports area)
  • Grave Marker – This photo of Lt Stoll's grave at Calais Cemetery was taken by Craig Cameron while on a trip to France in June, 1997.
  • Group Photo – Photo credit of the Memory Project www.thememoryproject.com 

4 Corporals of the Queens’ Own Rifles. L-R: Earl Stoll, killed in action (DOW), Sept ’44; Gerry Rayner, killed in action, July ’44; Lieut. Freddie Harris, killed in action D-Day, June 6, 1944; Sgt. Barney Danson, wounded in action Aug. ’44.

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