Information from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission: -Private Walter Favell
Service Number: 5880518
5th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment
Died 25 November 1942, aged 34 years
Buried or commemorated at
MEDJEZ-EL-BAB WAR CEMETERY 18. A. 15.
Son of John and Maria Favell, of St. Ives, Huntingdonshire.
His brother Charlie, mentioned in the newspaper report, did return home after being held captive in a Japanese Prisoner of War camp. He is said to have committed suicide shortly after the war, possibly as a result of the toll his experiences took on his mental health.