Born: 7th March 1917, Ipswich.
Died: 9th August 1941; age: 24; killed in a flying accident south east of Chivenor Aerodrome, Barnstaple, Devonshire.
Residence: 14, All Saints Road, Ipswich.
Occupation: a Head Clerk and Accountant to a firm of Land Agents & Chartered Surveyors.
In his spare time, Stanley was a member of the Air Raid Precaution Medical Service – First Aid Parties, at Ipswich.
Rank: Pilot Officer; Service Number: 62706.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Shepherd & Mabel Last; husband of Kathleen Rosa Last.
Father: John Shepherd Last, born 1876, Ipswich – died September 1930, Ipswich.
Mother: Mabel May Last (nee Godbold), born 1889, Ipswich.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Stanley was a Head Clerk and Accountant to a firm of Land Agents & Chartered Surveyors, and in his spare time was a member of the Air Raid Precaution Medical Service – First Aid Parties, at Ipswich. He was living with his widowed mother & brother at their family home – 6, Rectory Road, Ipswich.
Mabel, unpaid Domestic Duties.
Percy John Last, an Engineer’s Progress Clerk, born January 1916, Ipswich.
In 1940, Ipswich, Stanley married Kathleen Rosa Smith, born 1918, Ipswich.
Probate to Kathleen Rosa Last – widow.
9th August 1941
Aircraft: Bristol Beaufort I; serial number: L9953.
Walter Fell; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; age 26; R.A.F.V.F.
David Henry Wesley; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; age 20; R.A.F.V.R.
Victor John Hall; Pilot Officer/Air Gunner; age 23; R.C.A.F.
Stanley’s body was never recovered and is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial.