Windle Stanley Lance Corporal 4447864
Name Windle Stanley
Army number 4447864
Rank Lance Corporal
Date of birth Not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in The Durham Light Infantry - dates not known. Transferred to, or re-enlisted in, the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Posted to the 9th Battalion. Served in the B.E.F. (23rd Division). KILLED in ACTION 30/5/1940.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Prisoner of War No.
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 30/5/1940 - location unknown - possibly at sea.
Home address Son of Albert Edward and Sushannah Windle of West Hartlepool, County Durham. Buried in grave 14 Schiermonnikoog (Vredenhof) Cemetery.
The small cemetery in which Corporal Windle is buried was established to accommodate the remains of those washed up on this part of the Netherlands coast. From the period of the Second World War, virtually all the other casualties interred there are airmen, although a proportion of those resting there are unidentified.