1st Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers (British Army)
05/08/1917 (Died of Wounds)
William Barrington Stockdale was the son of William and Martha J Stockdale. He was born about 1888 in Clogher, County Tyrone. His father was an auctioneer. William Barrington Stockdale enlisted in Liverpool. William B Stockdale served with the Lancers of the Line (Formerly 4711). Corporal William Barry Stockdale (5913) was serving with the 1st Battalion of the Royal Munster Fusiliers when died of wounds in Belgium on 5th August 1917, aged 29. Corporal William Barry Stockdale had been awarded a Certificate of Honour.
Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery is located 12 Kms west of Ieper town centre, on the Boescheepseweg, a road leading from the N308 connecting Ieper to Poperinge. From Ieper town centre the Poperingseweg (N308) is reached via Elverdingsestraat, then over two small roundabouts in the J. Capronstraat. The Poperingseweg is a continuation of the J. Capronstraat and begins after a prominent railway level crossing. On reaching Poperinge, the N308 joins the left hand turning onto the R33, Poperinge ring road. The R33 ring continues to the left hand junction with the N38 Frans-Vlaanderenweg. 800 metres along the N38 lies the left hand turning onto Lenestraat. The next immediate right hand turning leads onto Boescheepseweg. The cemetery itself is located 2 Kms along Boescheepseweg on the right hand side of the road.