Born: 18th April 1913, Ipswich.
Died: 30th November 1943; age: 30; as a Japanese PoW. – Thailand – Burma Railway.
Residence: 15, Back Hamlet, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Dock Warehouseman – Grain.
Rank: Private; Service Number: 5834832.
Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion – Infantry.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Eva West, of Ipswich.
Father: Frederick Lambert West, born December 1884, Ipswich – died October 1949, Ipswich. A Dock Warehouseman.
Mother: Eva Annie Caroline West (nee Alderton), born August 1883.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Stanley was a Dock Warehouseman – Grain. He was living with his parents at the family home – 15, Back Hamlet, Ipswich.
Frederick, a Dock Warehouseman – Grain.
Eva, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Probate to Frederick West – father, a West Dock Warehouseman.
Stanley is also remembered on Holy Trinity church memorial, Ipswich.
Suffolk Regiment, 5th Battalion
The Battalions were attached to the 18th East Anglian Division.
15th February 1942: After the fall of Singapore, approximately 620 of the Battalions were taken POW and later mostly died on the Burma-Thailand Railway.