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Cyril Stapleford

Cyril Stapleford's grave in Thailand

Cyril Stapleford’s grave in Thailand

Rank: Private

Army Number: 4859927

Unit: 1st Bn

Biography: Home address given as Leicestershire. Enlisted 15.9.1939. Served in the Malaya Campaign 1941-1942. Died as a prisoner of war 11.2.1943, aged 24. He is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand.

Place of Birth: Leicestershire,  Son of George and Betsy Stapleford

Date of Death: 11.2.1943

Place of Death: Thailand

Period of Service: 1930s

Conflicts: WW2

Places Served: Malaya

(Thanks to the Royal Leicestershire Regiment Tigers website.)

Cyril Stapleford's plaque in Holwell Church

Cyril Stapleford’s plaque in Holwell Church

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