STOKES, George Stanley

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
5 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Welch Fusiliers
Service: 
Army
Number: 
5186568
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22

Lance Corporal George Stokes died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on HMS Campbeltown and part of Lt Burtinshaw's demolition party.

Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society website.

Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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