Project Description

WALTER HARRY STANLEY 1898–1957

Walter H Stanley

Photograph from family collection

Son of Arthur, who served in the war

Born 27th July 1898, Saxondale, Nottinghamshire.

Baptised 28th August 1898 at St Mary’s and All Saints, Bingham.

Married July 1917 to Susan Mary Mooney in Dublin

Died 27th November 1957 age 59 in Leicester

1901 Census

Age 2 living with Hannah 65, his grandmother and mother Mary Elizabeth 24.  They lived on Nottingham Road, Radcliffe on Trent.

1911 Census

Age 12 living with father Arthur, 33 a fishmonger, mother Mary Elizabeth 34, sister Cissy May 10, and brother Samuel Ambrose, 1. They lived on Back Lane, Radcliffe on Trent in a three roomed house.

1913

Age 15, a number taker and member of the National Union of Railwaymen, Colwick Junction branch.

Military Service

Rank: Sergeant

Service Number: 331011 (RS), 1917 (SF),

Military Unit: 13th (Service) Battalion, The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment), 45th Brigade, 15th Division, previously 1st/8th Battalion,The Sherwood Foresters

Theatre of War: France and Flanders, date of entry 2.3.15

Medals Awarded: 1914-1915 Star, British War and Victory

1939 Register

Address: 95 Little Glen Road, Blaby, Leics.

Occupation: Works manager

Household: living with wife Susan, son Arthur, born 1921 and a carpenter, daughters Alice, born 1920 and a linker, Pauline, born 1934 and two people whose records are officially closed.

Other information

In 1924 he was a carpenter and joiner and a member of the Amalgamated Society of Woodworkers. He was transferred to the Narborough branch. His wife Susan Stanley died in 1980 at St Katherine’s Convent in Leicester.

Reason for inclusion on Radcliffe on Trent Roll of Honour:

Lived in Radcliffe on Trent.