Private Cecil Corkland was a Welsh soldier of the British Army who died during the Second World War.

He was born in 1911, in Newport, the son of Russian-born travelling haberdasher Isaac and Selina Corkland (née Drachman), of Birmingham.

Corkland died on 20 December 1943, during the Italian Campaign, while serving with the 5th Battalion, The Essex Regiment.

He is buried in the Sangro River War Cemetery.


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