Stanley is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.


Born: 1884, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

Died: 12th May 1920; age 36; died of Pulmonary and Laryngeal Tuberculosis and exhaustion at No. 4 General Hospital, Randwick, New South Wales, Australia.

Residence: ‘Redford’ Denham Street, Bondi, New South Wales.

Occupation: a Marine Engineer.


Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: 2923.

Regiment: Australian Infantry, 13th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914/1915 Star.


Grave Reference:


Rookwood Necropolis,


New South Wales,





1891   1, Willoughby Road, Ipswich.


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

John Rutter, 44, a Maltsters Manager, born Wickhambrook, Suffolk.

Catherine Hannah Rutter (nee Gowing), 33, born Hempnall, Norfolk.

William Gowing Rutter, 12, born Ipswich.

Ethel Rachel Rutter, 11, born Ipswich.

Violet Annie Rutter, 10, born Ipswich.

Olive Mary Rutter, 8, born Ipswich.

Walter W. Flatt, 15, a Builder’s Apprentice, born Flordon, Norfolk.


1901   ‘Beehive’ 18, Palace Plain, Tabernacle Street, Norwich, Norfolk.


Stanley was 16 years old, an Engineer – Mill House. He was boarding at the public house of 48 year old, William H. Bell, licensed victualler.


On the 16th October 1915, at Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales, Stanley married Edith May Huxtable, born July 1891, Oatlands, Tasmania.

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