Born: 1890, Ipswich.

Died: 20th April 1915; age: 25; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 8203

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


The body was exhumed from grave number 25, a German grave not marked with a cross, and identified by the German Burial List No. 928 and Titles and reburied at Bedford House Cemetery. A cross was erected to mark the grave on the 26th February 1923.


Grave Reference:

Enclosure No. 4. XI. AA.51.

Bedford House Cemetery,






1891   5, Victoria Place, Ipswich.


James was 16 months old and living with his parents & brothers.

Joseph Stannard, 33, a Blacksmith, born Sandown Barracks, Isle of Wight.

Alice Stannard (nee Baldry), 32, born Sproughton, Suffolk.

Joseph Stannard, 12, born Sproughton.

William Stannard, 7, born Sproughton.


1901   13, Gipping Street, Ipswich.


James was 10 years old and living with his parents & sisters.

Joseph, 43, a Shoeing Smith.

Alice, 41.

Alice Stannard, 7, born Ipswich.

Emily Stannard, 4, born Ipswich.


1911   Depot Suffolk Regiment, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 James was 20 years old, a Soldier for the Suffolk Regiment.


Soldiers’ Effects to Alice Stannard – mother.


James is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment battalion movements

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!
Scroll to Top