Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Presumed Dead: 15th July 1916; age: 22; Died of Wounds.

Enlistment Place: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 201023

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


Grave Reference:

Pier & Face 1C & 2A,

Thiepval Memorial,






1901   47, Newton Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was 6 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

John Sharp, 42, a Engine Maker, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Alice Sharp (nee Carter), 38, born Ipswich.

John Sharp, 17, an Iron Foundry Fitter, born Ipswich.

George Sharp, 15, an Iron Foundry Fitter, born Ipswich.

Frederick Sharp, 12, born Ipswich.

Sidney Sharp, 8, born Ipswich.

William Sharp, 5, born Ipswich.

Joseph Sharp, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   237, Nacton Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was 16 years old, a Moulder – Agricultural Engineers. He was living with his parents & siblings.

John, 55, a Turner – Agricultural Engineers.

Alice, 48.

Frederick, 22, a Carpenter – Agricultural Engineers.

Sidney, 18, a Warehouseman – Paper Merchant.

William, 15, a Moulder – Agricultural Engineers. 

Joseph, 11.

Lucy, 8, born Ipswich.

Thomas, 6, born Ipswich.

Ernest, 4, born Ipswich.


Stanley is also remembered on the war memorial at Dance East, Jerwood Dancehouse, Ipswich, formerly Cranfield’s Flour Mill.

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Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Suffolk regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

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