Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Death presumed: 10th July 1918; age 19; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 56722

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers, 17th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

Panel 54 to 60 & 163A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs S. Syer, of 21, Baker Street, Ipswich.




1901   2, Rectory Road, Ipswich.


William was a year old and living with his parents & siblings.

Nathaniel Stannard, 49, an Agricultural Labourer, born Tendring, Essex.

Susan Stannard (nee Johnson), 35, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Mary Stannard, 18, a Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.

Clara Elizabeth Stannard, 16, a Domestic Servant, born Ipswich.

Mary Ethel Stannard, 14, a Domestic Servant, born Weedon, Northamptonshire.

Sarah Florence Stannard, 12, born Shorncliffe, Kent – died 1901, Ipswich.

John Nathaniel Stannard, 10, born Shorncliffe.

Susannah Stannard, 8, born Tendring, Essex.

Ellen Stannard, 4, born Tendring.


1911   12, Gower Street, Ipswich.


William was 12 years old and living with his mother & her husband of 1 year & siblings & step siblings.

John Syer, 46, a Farm Labourer, born Ipswich.

Susan Syer, 47.

Clara, 25, a Domestic.

John, 20, a Leather Cutter – Underwoods – Wholesale Trade.

Nellie, 14, a Domestic.

Eliza Louisa Stannard, 10, born Ipswich.

Maud Stannard, 7, born Ipswich.

Crissie Syer, 4, born Brantham, Suffolk.

Violet Ellen Syer, 2, born Little Bromley, Essex.

1 visitor.


William’s father, Nathaniel Stannard, died 1909, Essex – a Gunner/Driver of the 5th Brigade, C Battery, Royal Artillery.


William is also remembered on the war memorial at the Presbyterian Church formerly on London Road, Ipswich.


Lancashire Fusiliers, 17th Battalion



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