STANLEY FRANCIS BAILEY

Image from the Suffolk Chronicle And Mercury.

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 7th May 1918; age 24; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 31, Alston Road, Ipswich.

Employed as a Barber – at Mr. Warboys’ hairdressing establishment, Hamilton Road, Felixstowe.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 41109

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 265513, Suffolk Regiment.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

Plot 2 Row B Grave 8.

Tannay British Cemetery,

Thiennes,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Sarah Elizabeth Bailey; husband of Alice Bailey, of 31, Alston Road, Ipswich.

Brother-in-law to SAMUEL JAMES HOWARD.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   21, Alston Road, Ipswich.

 

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

James Bailey, 52, an Iron Foundry – Blacksmith, born Hazelwood, Leiston, Suffolk.

Sarah Elizabeth Bailey (nee Hunwick), 46, born Pebmarsh, Essex.

James Albert Bailey, 24, an Iron & Brass Tuner, born Ipswich.

Sarah Louisa Bailey, 14, born Ipswich.

Robert Henry Bailey, 9, born Ipswich.

 

1911   31, Alston Road, Ipswich.

 

Stanley was 16 years old, a Barber. He was living with his parents & brother.

James, 63, a Steam Hammer Smith – Engineers.

Robert, 19, a Smith’s Striker.

 

Stanley’s father, James Bailey died in July 1915, after a painful affliction at his residence – 31, Alston Road, Ipswich. He had worked for 40 years at Orwell Works.

 

In 1916, Ipswich, Stanley married, Alice Howard, born March 1896, Ipswich – daughter of Frank Howard, a brewery’s drayman, and Alice Howard (nee Jennings), of 22, Chalon Street, Ipswich.

Alice and Stanley had one son:

Herman Stanley Bailey, born June 1918, Ipswich.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Alice Bailey – widow.

 

Stanley is also remembered on the war memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Ipswich.

 

THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT 1st Battalion:

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