PORT MORESBY (BOMANA) WAR CEMETERY
STOKOE, Private, EDMUND, NX42027. A.LF. 2/2 Bn. Australian Infantry. 19th October 1942. Age 38.
Son of William Thomas Stokoe and Annie Stokoe, of Durham, England. B7. C. 16.
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The total number of burials is 3,779, and these are classified on the following page. The 438 unidentified soldiers of the United Kingdom forces were all from the Royal Artillery and captured by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore; they died in captivity and were buried on the island of Ballale in the Solomons. These men were later re-buried in a temporary war cemetery at Torokina on Bougainville Island before being transferred to their permanent resting place at Port Moresby.
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