Pack, Stanley Albert

Pack, Stanley Albert 


Military History:


Regiment:                               Royal Engineers

Rank:                                      Company Quarter Master Sergeant

Regimental Number:              WR/177770

Date of Enlisting:                   10.1915

Date of death:                        16.5.1974

Cemetery/ Memorial:   

UK Cemetery/Memorial:        St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour


Stanley enlisted with the 1/12th London Regiment (Territorials), Regimental Number 4537, in March 1915. This regiment was absorbed by the 1/9th battalion and his Regimental Number changed to 471692, where he rose to the rank of Company Sergeant.  He then transferred to the Royal Engineers, Regimental Number 549843, and Railways Division, Regimental Number WR/177770 where he rose to the rank of Company Quarter Master Sergeant.  It is not known if Stanley served overseas.

Stanley survived the War and died at Ashwell on 16th May 1974.

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

He is commemorated on the St Mary’s Church Ashwell Roll of Honour.


Family History:


Date of Birth:                2.6.1891

Birth Place:                   Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:                    Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:                      Not known


Stanley was the third son of William Waldock Pack and Annie Maria (nee Berry) Pack, born at Ashwell on 2nd June 1891.  He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell.

The 1911 census shows Stanley living in West Riding, Yorkshire and working as a clerk for a railway company.

It is not known if Stanley married or had children.

He died at Ashwell on 16th May 1974.

Stanley’s brother Laurence also served in the War and survived. His  brother Frederick served with the Canadian Expeditionary Forces and survived the War.



Name:Stanley Albert Pack
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Death Date:16.5.1974
Enlistment Place:Not known
Rank:Company Quarter Master Sergeant
Regiment:Royal Engineers (previously London Regiment)
Battalion:Railways Division
Regimental Number:WR/17770 (previously 549843, 471692, 4537)
Type of Casualty:Survived
Theatre of War:Not known

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