Born: 3rd January 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 5th March 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds – Shell Wounds to right hand, compound fracture and Shell Wounds to head, compound fracture – at 149th R.N. Field Ambulance.

Residence: 80, Bath Street, Stoke, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Warehouseman.

Enlistment Details: Religion: CofE. Height: 5ft 6ins, fresh complexion, brown eyes & black hair. Birth mark on abdomen.


Army Reserve – 1st January 1917 – enrolled Royal Naval Division – 10th March 1917.

Attached to ‘A’ Reserve Battalion at Blandford – 12th March 1917.

Rated Able Seaman – 19th October 1917.

Drafted to Howe Battalion, B.E.F. 18th February 1918.

Posted to ‘Drake’ Battalion – 20th February 1918 – Joined L. Base Depot, Calais.

Left Base Depot to join Unit – 24th February 1918.

Joined Royal Naval Division – 25th February 1918.

Died of Wounds – 5th March 1918.


Rank: Able Seaman; Service Number: R/902

Regiment: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, ‘Drake’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division.


Memorial Reference:

Bay 1.

Arras Memorial,

Pas de Calais,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Edith Hudson, of 80, Bath Street, Stoke, Ipswich.




1901   63, Beck Street, Ipswich.


Stanley was 2 years old and living with his mother at the home of his widowed maternal grandfather, aunts & uncles & cousins.

Frederick Harvey, 48, a Carter/groom, born Ipswich.

Edith Harvey, 22, a Staymaker, born Ipswich.

William Harvey, 19, a Corn Carter, born Ipswich.

Charles Harvey, 17, a Bricklayer’s Labourer, born Ipswich.

Walter Harvey, 14, a Stationer’s Porter, born Ipswich.

Mabel Florence Maple (nee Harvey), 24, born Ipswich.

Frederick Maple, 4, born Ipswich.

Lynette Mercia Maple, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   92, Bath Street, Ipswich.


Stanley was 12 years old and living with his mother, step father & step brother.

Albert Edward Hudson, 42, a General Labourer – Foundry, born Ipswich.

Edith Hudson, 32.

Albert Frederick Hudson, 7, born Ipswich.

2 boarders.

 ‘Drake’ Battalion, Royal Naval Division:

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