STANLEY VERNON H. THEOBALD

YMCA

 

Born: 1888, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Died: 10th July 1916; age 28; KiA. Served 1 year & 303 days.

Residence: High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Occupation: Builder.

Enlistment Date: 12th September 1914; joined at Winchester: 14th September 1914; Age: 26; Occupation: Builder; Religion: Congregationalist. Signed up for the Duration of the War. Height: 5ft 2 3/4ins, dark complexion, hazel eyes & brown hair.

 

Service:

Home: 12th September 1914 – 29th July 1915.

France: 30th July 1915 – 10th July 1916.

 

Appointed Acting Corporal – 17th January 1916 – in the field.

 

Rank: Acting Corporal; Service Number: Z/2806.

Regiment: Rifle Brigade, 13th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Pier & Face 16B & 16C.

Thiepval Memorial,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Thomas & Eleanor Theobald, of Needham Market, Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk.

 

Stanley was 3 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas Theobald, 30, a Builder – employer, born Needham Market.

Eleanor Maria Theobald (nee Haywood), 32, born Wetheringsett-cum-Brockford, Suffolk.

Muriel Grace Theobald, 4, born Needham Market.

Raymond Arthur Theobald, 2, born Needham Market.

1 boarder.

 

1901   High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk.

 

Stanley was 13 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 40, a Builder.

Eleanor, 42.

Muriel, 14, a School Teacher Assistant.

Raymond, 12.

Eric Lacey Theobald, 8, born Needham Market.

Edna Olive Alice Theobald, 5, born Needham Market.

Ivor Harold William Theobald, 2, born Needham Market.

 

1911   High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk.

 

Stanley was 23 years old, a Carpenter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Thomas, 50, a Builder – Manager.

Eleanor, 52.

Muriel, 24, an Assistant Teacher – Ipswich Education Authority.

Eric, 18, an Assistant Clothier.

Edna, 15.

Ivor, 12.

1 visitor.

 

Thomas Theobald received his late son’s 1915 Star – 5th March 1920, the British War medal 26th January 1921, and the Victory medal on the 30th June 1921.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Thomas Theobald – father.

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