Arthur Charles Stacey

Surname: Stacey
Other names: Arthur Charles
Other people in this story:
John Tom Stacey
Emily Stacey
Elsie Stacey née Freeman
Locations in this story:
Church Street, Sutton Waldron, Dorset
Hinton Martell, Wimborne, Dorset

Arthur Charles Stacey was born on 30th August 1889 at Sutton Waldron, Dorset, the son of John Tom and Emily Stacey. They lived at some time in Church Street, Sutton Waldron. Arthur enlisted as a Private with the Dorsetshire Regiment (Service No. 615) on 27th August 1908 and served for a short while before being placed on reserve. He was re-embodied on 4th August 1914 (Service No. 6096) but discharged shortly after on 12th September 1914 as being medically unfit. No medals were awarded. He married Elsie Freeman at Hinton Martell, Wimborne, Dorset, on 1st November 1919 and they went on to have three children. By 1939 Arthur was still living in Hinton Martell and working as a Poultryman on a farm. He died in 1943.

Source: Based on previous research by Ken Baxter.


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