Images and additional information Gillie Hoffacker..

image from 1918 Suffolk Chronicle & Mercury newspaper.

Born: 12th October 1894, All Saint’s, Ipswich.

Baptised: 1st December 1894, All Saint’s Church, Ipswich.

Died: 19th April 1918; age 23; KiA – served 6 years & 159 days.

Residence: 65, Richmond Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 14th November 1911; Age: 17 years; Occupation: Curtis Seale Makers. Height: 5ft 4 3/4ins.

Date of Entry Therein: 31st March 1915 – Egypt.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 473018

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps, 88th Field Ambulance.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.


Grave Reference:   


Godewaerzvelde British Cememtery,



Image of the original wooden cross.


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Fred & Kate Jackaman, of 65, Richmond Road, Ipswich; husband of Mrs C. L. Finbow (formerly Jackaman), of 88, Back Hamlet Street, Ipswich.






1901   67, Surbition Road, Ipswich.

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

Frederick Jackaman, 35, a Brewers Drayman, born Flowton, Suffolk.

Ellen Kate Jackaman (nee Lay), 36, born Bramford, Suffolk.

Charles Herbert Jackaman, 13, born Ipswich.

Allan Maurice Cecil Jackaman, 10, born Ipswich.

Donald Frederick Jackaman, 8, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Maud Jackaman, 4, born Ipswich.

Leonard William Jackaman. 2 months, born Ipswich.


1911   65, Richmond Road, Ipswich.

Stanley was 16 years old, a Labourer at an Iron Works. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 45, a Brewers Drayman.

Ellen, 46.

Charles, 23, a Labourer – Tannery.

Allan, 20, a General Labourer.

Beatrice, 14, Day Girl.

Leonard, 10.

Hilda Ellen Jackaman, 7, born Ipswich.

Victor Samuel Jackaman, 3, born Ipswich.


In 1916, Ipswich, Stanley married Caroline Lily Norman, born 1897, Ipswich.


Stanley’s personal property returned to his family included: letters, photos, wallets, 2 cigarette cases, matchbox cover, cigarette lighter, badge, 9ct gold ring, cards, mirror, watch & guard, belt key & chain, divisional badge & scissors.


Soldiers’ Effects to Caroline L. Jackaman – widow.

Stanley is also remembered on the war memorial at


Death Penny.

Stanley behind the line enjoying life with his men.

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is part of the British Army providing medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. Together with the Royal Army Veterinary Corps, the Royal Army Dental Corps and Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps, the RAMC forms the British Army’s essential Army Medical Services. In combat the men followed the troops over the top into no man’s land suffering losses of 743 officers and 6130 soldiers killed, while delivering medical care to wounded exposed to enemy fire.

Royal Army Medical Corps, 88th Field Ambulance:


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