Born: 1897, Ipswich.
Died: 31st July 1916; age 19; KiA.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 10370
Regiment: Royal Fusiliers, London Regiment, 8th Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pier & Face 8c & 9A & 16A.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Julia Spalding, of 20, Alpe Street, Ipswich.
1901 20, Alpe Street, Ipswich.
Stanley was 4 years old and living with his widowed mother & siblings.
Julia Ellen F. Cropley, 35, Living on own Means, born Ipswich.
William Alfred Spalding, 13, born Ipswich.
Frederick Henry Spalding, 10, born Ipswich.
Hilda Beatrice Spalding, 8, born Ipswich.
1 general domestic servant.
1911 Royal Masonic School, The Avenue, Bushley, Hertfordshire.
Stanley was 14 years old. He was 1 of 392 pupils.
Stanley’s father was, Alfred Spalding, born 1858, Ipswich – died October 1899, Ipswich. He was a Printer & Stationer.
Alfred was a member of the Lodge of Perfect Friendship, Ipswich. He joined at the age of 29, as a Printer. The Freemasonry Membership Records show he joined on the 17th March 1886 – date of passing – 21st April – raising – 16th June. Certificates – 22nd December 1886.