Camp, Stanley Beale

Camp, Stanley Beale 

 

 

Military History

 

Regiment:
Bedfordshire Regiment
2nd Battalion

Rank:
Private

Regimental Number:
14076

Date of Enlisting:
24.8.1914

Date of death:
18.5.1915

 

Cemetery/ Memorial:
Le Touret Memorial, Panel 10 and 11, Richebourg-l’Avoue,
Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais,
France

UK Cemetery/Memorial:
Ashwell Village War Memorial,

 

Stanley was a private with the Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd Battalion, regimental number 14076. He fought in the Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders.  He was killed in action on 18th May 1915 aged just 18.

He was awarded the Victory Medal and the British War Medal.

Stanley is commemorated on the Le Touret Memorial,Richebourg-l’Avoue, Departement du Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Panel 10 and 11 and on the Ashwell Village War Memorial. He is also commemorated with his brother Edward Camp on a plaque above the door of 4 Lander Cottages, Letchmore Heath, Aldenham, Hertfordshire.

 

Family History

 

Date of Birth:
23.9.1896

Birth Place:
Letchmore Heath, Aldenham, Hertfordshire

Residence:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:
Single

 

Ted was the second son of Edward and Martha (nee Beale) Camp of Lander Cottages, Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire. He was born in Letchmore Heath (Aldenham), Hertfordshire but the 1911 census shows him and his brother Edward Camp living in Ashwell with their mother’s brother, Isaac Beale.  At the time Stanley was working as a stable lad in a brewery.  Stanley’s mother Martha was born in Ashwell.

Stanley’s brother Edward Camp died of wounds in France 19th October 1918.

 

Commentary:

Name:Stanley Beale Camp
Birth Place:Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:18.5.1915
Enlistment Place:                        
Rank:Private
Regiment:Bedfordshire Regiment
Battalion:2nd Battalion
Regimental Number:                                       14076
Type of Casualty:Killed in Action
Theatre of War:Western European Theatre of War, France and Flanders

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