STODDART, John

Known as: 
Jack
Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Berkshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3046681
Born: 
Wednesday, March 25, 1903
Died : 
Wednesday, November 1, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
41
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Pte John Stoddart 4 Commando
Pte. Stoddart was killed during operations at Flushing, Holland.
 
John 'Jack' Stoddart enlisted on a short service engagement with the Royal Scots (s/n 26333) on the 23rd October 1920 aged 17 years. He served in India from the 18th February 1922 until the 10th April 1926. He was discharged on the 22nd October 1932. On the 6th November 1939 he re-enlisted with the Royal Scots Fusiliers TA and was then transferred to the Royal Berkshire Regiment. He then volunteered for No 4 Commando.
(Source: CWGC and his niece Anne Cole.)
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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