UNIQUE MEMORIAL PLAQUE to 2nd LIEUT STANLEY ERNEST WILLIAM WEATHERHEAD 4th WORC.REGT Signalling Officer, KIA at Monchy-le-Preux 23/4/17 during the Battle of Arras

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STANLEY ERNEST WILLIAM WEATHERHEAD



Born Thornbury, Bristol 1897, the eldest son of Ernest Weatherhead


Educated at Thornbury Grammar School


To France 7/9/15 as a Private, Royal Army Medical Corps whilst still only 17 years old and served as a Stretcher Bearer


Commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Worcestershire Regiment 22/1/16


Served with 4th Worcestershire Regiment, 29th Division, as Signalling Officer


KIA F&F 23/4/17 at Monchy-le-Preux during the Battle of Arras

‘He died most gallantly and although fatally wounded, he managed to write a situation report and draw a map shortly before he died. The fighting was very severe and all the time he did his duty splendidly without any thought of sparing himself'


Commemorated on the Arras Memorial, France & on a private memorial in St Mary's Church, Castle Street, Thornbury


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With copy of his Medal Index Card, Officers Died & CWGC details plus supporting research documentation


Condition: In original waxed card plaque case, GVF