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He was the son of William and Annie Elizabeth Stanley and the brother of Jane Stanley. In 1911 they lived at 32 Thorneywood Rise and later at 4 Sneinton Road (both Nottingham).
21 Nov 1917
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2/4th Bn King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Private James Larratt Stanley, enlisted at Nottingham and served with the 2/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, he died of wounds on 21st November 1917. He is buried in Rocquigny-Equancourt Road British Cemetery, Manancourt.
Nottingham Evening Post Roll of Honour (abridged) December 6th 1917: 'Stanley. Died of wounds November 21st Private James Larratt Stanley, KOYLI, 4 Sneinton Road. Broken hearted mother, father, sister, brother, grandma also Sue and Nancy.' In memoriam published 20th November 1918 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- STANLEY. – In ever-loving memory of our dear son, Pte. James Larratt Stanley, K.O.Y.L.I., died of wounds November 20th, 1917. When alone in sorrow, bitter tears flow, there stealeth a dream of sweet long ago, unknown to the world he stands by my side, and whispers dear mother, death cannot divide. – From his sorrowing mother, father, sister, brother, grandma, and Nancy.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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