John Robert Stanley (1897–1979)

Sapper

Royal Engineers 486793 & T 649  
Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) 3322  

Photo courtesy Victor Stanley

John Robert Stanley in WW1

Notes

John was born 19 August 1896 at Heage and worked as a pit-pony driver. He was the son of Malcolm and Eliza Stanley; the family lived at Fritchley.

Medal Roll Index Card
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

1939 Register - Mansion House, Crich
John R Stanley 19/8/1896; coal cutting machinist below ground, ARP warden
Elsie M Stanley 11/3/1895
Joyce E Bate (Stanley) 1/12/1919; bottle filler in pickle factory
Jeffrey Stanley 8/8/1926; school
two closed records

John R Stanley married Elsie M Collar in 1918 March qtr (Braintree reg district)

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Kirkby in Ashfield

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Malcolm Stanley Head 25 Coal miner Leeds
Eliza A Stanley wife 23   Belper
John R Stanley son 3   Heage
Percy Stanley son 2   Kirkby

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1911: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Malcolm Stanley Head 35 Coal miner Leeds
Eliza Ann Stanley wife 32   Belper
John Robert Stanley son 13 Mine pony driver Heage
Percy Stanley son 12   Kirkby
Annie Eliza Stanley daughter 9   Pinxton
Lillyian Stanley daughter 7   Pinxton
Ivy Stanley daughter 5   Leeds
Clara Stanley daughter 3   Leeds
Wilson Stanley son 2 mo   Fritchley

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John Robert Stanley's brother Percy Stanley is also on the Roll of Honour.