Born: 17th March 1903, Forest Hill, Essex.

Baptised: 25th August 1905, at Christ Church, Forest Hill, Kent. Parents: Catherine & Thomas Oliver, a Solicitor’s Clerk. Address: 52, Trilby Road, Forest Hill, Kent

Died: 9th December 1945; age: 42; died of Cachexia & Pulmonary Tuberculosis at Ipswich Isolation Hospital, Ipswich.

Residence: 1, Drake Avenue, Ipswich.

Occupation: a General Labourer.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 1022847.

Regiment: Royal Artillery, 51 (The Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry) Field Regiment.


Grave Reference:


Ipswich New Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Catherine Oliver; husband of Alice Beatrice Oliver, of Ipswich.




1911   40, Sunderland Road, Forest Hill, Kent.


Stanley was 8 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Thomas Evan Oliver, 34, a Law Costs – Draughtsman – own account, born Westminster, London.

Catherine Oliver (nee Giles), 35, born Islington, London.

Harold Thomas Oliver, 9, born Forest Hill, Kent.


Stanley’s father, Thomas Evan Oliver died 1928, Forest Hill, Kent. His mother, Catherine Oliver died June 1941, Kent.


In 1924, Colchester, Essex, Stanley married Alice Beatrice Morgan, born September 1902, Ipswich.

They had 6 children:

Stanley Lodge Oliver, born November 1924, Colchester, Essex.

Vera A. Oliver, born April 1926, Ipswich.

Leslie Harold Oliver, born October 1927, Ipswich.

Dorothy M. Oliver, born 1931, Ipswich.

Doreen V. Oliver, born 1932, Ipswich.

Audrey M. Oliver, born November 1925, Ipswich.



Stanley’s wife and children were living at their family home – 1, Drake Avenue, Ipswich.

Alice, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Stanley, a Milk Roundsman.

Vera, at School.

Leslie, at School.




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