Other names: Stanley Charles
Locations in this story: High Street, Shaftesbury, DorsetSherborne, Dorset
Story: Stanley Charles Hunt was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 5th November 1889, the son of Charles Hunt and Sarah Hunt (née Wilkins). Apart from Military Service, Stanley lived all his life in Shaftesbury. He married Amy Sarah King in Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1915 and they went on to have one daughter. Stanley enlisted and joined the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (Service No. 29245), eventually becoming a Lance Corporal. It is not know in which area he served but on his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals. By the 1939 Register he was living at 12 High Street, Shaftesbury, Dorset, and was described as a Fruiterer and Greengrocer. His death is recorded in the Sherborne, Dorset, Registry on 27th August 1973.