Born: 17th July 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 1st October 1918; age 19; KiA.

 Enlistment Details: Location: Ipswich; Date: 14th February 1917; Age: 17 years & 7 months: Occupation: Shell Making at E.R.F. Turners: Next of Kin: R.R. Southgate, of 69, Claudwell Hall Road, Ipswich. Height: 5ft 4 1/2 ins.

 Embarked: Southampton – 4th April 1918

Disembarked: Havre – 5th April 1918.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 41930

Regiment: Princess Victoria’s Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st Battalion.

Formerly 685501, 22nd London Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Dadizeele new British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified: Son of Reginald & Agnes Southgate, of 69, Claudwell Hall Road, Ipswich.




1901   19, Levington Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was a year old and living with his parents.

Robert Reginald Southgate, 21, a Coach Body Maker, born Ipswich.

Agnes Kate Southgate (nee Bumpstead), 21, born Witnesham, Suffolk.


1911   69, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.


Stanley was 11 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Robert, 31, a Carpenter – Mill Wright & Engineers, Greyfriars.

Agnes, 31.

Leslie Cyril Southgate, 9, born Ipswich.

Sydney Guy Southgate, 7, born Ipswich.

Herbert Cecil Southgate, 6, born Ipswich.

Ivy Ethel Martha Southgate, 4, born Ipswich.

Percy Leonard Southgate, 2, born Ipswich.

Frederick John Southgate, 1, born Ipswich.


On the 17th July 1920, Mrs A. Southgate received the memorial scroll.


On the 28th August 1922, Mrs A.K. Southgate received her late son’s Victory & British War medals.

Stanley is also remembered on St. John the Baptist church memorial, Ipswich. Northgate High School Memorial. Formerly Ipswich Grammar School for Boys.


Princess Victoria’s Royal Irish Fusiliers, 1st Battalion


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