Died : 14 Apr 1915
Rank : Private
Service no at death:
Surname: WHITE
Forename: STANLEY
Initials: S
Date of Birth 1888
Place of BirthSturminster Marshall
Place of Birth SourceArmy Service Record
Address 1911 Ceylon & India
Schools attended
Employment / tradeSoldier
Place of work
Family (parents and grandparents)Son of Thomas and Sarah White, Lower Dairy Shapwick
Spouse Name
Regiment at call-upDorsetshire Regiment
Regiment at discharge
Rank at call-upPrivate
Service no at call-up8332
Date of attestation 04 May 1907
Date of call-up -
Area reported toDorchester
SourceUK soldiers died
Naval vessels served
Decorations and awards
Other service detailsStanley enlisted for 7 years service with the Regular Army on 14 Jul 1907 and served in Ceylon and India. Embarked from Bombay 12 Oct 1914 and arrived in Mesopotamia 6 Nov 1914. Received a gun shot wound to scalp 18 Nov 1914 in action in Sahiel. In 3a BG Hospital.
Other rank
Other service no
Service factsShort Service
Age at death27
Date of death 14 Apr 1915
Regiment at deathDorsetshire Regiment
Battalion at death2nd Bn.
Rank at deathPrivate
Circumstances of deathWounded in 1914 in Mesopotamia and killed in action in 1915 near Shaiba
Service no at death
Field of action at deathMesopotamia
Place of deathNear Shaiba
Location of graveBasra Cemetery
Other memorialsSturminster Marshall War Memorial
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