Bryant, Stanley

Bryant, Stanley 

 

 

Military History:

 

Regiment:                              
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment
(previously Bedfordshire Regiment)

Rank:                                     
Private

Service Number:
103460 (previously 14609)

Date of Enlisting:                            
8.1914

Date of death:                        
Not known

Cemetery/ Memorial:            
Not known

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

 

Stanley enlisted in August 1914 with the 1st Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, Regimental Number 14609) and was mobilised to the Western Front where he engaged in the battles of Ypres. He then transferred to the 10th Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (The Sherwood Foresters), Regimental Number 103460. The Royston Crow suggests he might have been a prisoner of war but he is not mentioned in the Prisoner of War lists.  It is not known if he survived the War.

Percy was awarded the 15 Star, 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:               
1893

Birth Place:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Residence:
Ashwell, Hertfordshire

Marriage:   Not known

 

Stanley was the 6th son of Benjamin and Esther (nee Huffer) Bryant, born in Ashwell in 1893. He was a pupil at the Merchant Taylors School in Ashwell, Hertfordshire.

Before enlisting Stanley was a gardener for a Metropolitan Police Magistrate (probably Edward Snow Fordham).

It is not known if Stanley married or had children.

Stanley’s brothers Arthur, Rupert, Sidney and Percy all survived the war and returned to Ashwell. Rupert received a shrapnel wound to his arm and was awarded a wound stripe.  George died in the Battle of the Somme on 13th November 1916.

 

 

Other references:

Royston Crow 31 May 1918  Pte Stanley Bryant, son of Mr & Mrs B Bryant of Baldwin Corner, Ashwell, posted missing, now believed prisoner.

Name:Stanley Bryant
Birth Place:Ashwell, Hertfordshire
Residence:Not known
Death Date:Not known
Enlistment Place:Not known
Rank:Private
Regiment:Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment
(previously Bedfordshire Regiment)
Battalion: 10th Battalion (previously 1st Battalion)
Regimental Number:103460 (previously 14609)
Type of Casualty:Not known
Theatre of War:Western  Europe: France and Flanders

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