Stanley Jones

Corporal Stanley Jones MM (Military Medal) in 1911 aged 16 is a student and living with father Frank a Superintendent in a steamship company. Mother Harriett with sisters Ethel Mary age 15 and Vera Kathleen age 4?. Living at 25 Dundonald St Aigburth

According to the Devereux database museum of Liverpool Pierhead and Service Papers. Stanley born 1894 enlisted 31st August 1914 in the 6th Battalion Kings Liverpool (Rifles) aged 19 years and 10 months height 5′ 8″ living at 25 Dundonald St Aigburth later Higher Rd Hunts Cross Sailed to France from Southampton 24th February 1915 on the SS Edinburgh. Promoted to Corporal 17th July 1916.

Stanley Jones awarded Military Medal gazetted 9th December 1916

From Stanley Jones service record Family . Father Frank Roberts Jones, mother Harriet Jones, brother Charles Jarvis Jones , Sisters Ethel May Jones and Vera (Katherline ??) Jones. All Living at Dene Brook. Higher Lane. Hunts Cross.

Stanley Jones awarded the Military Medal (MM) gazetted 9th December 1916

Stanley Jones pension to mother Mrs. Harriet Jones ?? Pantfadog ?? Denbighshire.

Stanley was wounded in action 9th September 1916 (SW right leg) . Admitted to 15 Corps Main Dressing Station , Then to 36 Casualty Clearing Station 10th September 1916, Then No 3 Stationary Hospital 11th September 1916 where his right leg was amputated. On 12th September 1916 Stanley was evacuated to England on the H S Western Australia to the 5th London General Hospital Lambeth where he died at 2:30am , Septic Embolism , Haemorrhage lungs.

Corporal Stanley Jones MM buried with Full Military Honours on October 25th 1916 aged 21 at Halewood Church(St Nicholas ).

Corporal Stanley Jones MM served in the 6th Bn The Kings Liverpool Regiment (Rifle Battalion) Serial Number 2165. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Jones of Dene Brook. Higher Lane. Hunts Cross.

Corporal Stanley Jones MM Remembered with Honour Halewood (St Nicholas ) Churchyard