Tollard Royal War Memorial

Stanley Glover

Surname: Glover
Other names: Stanley
Other people in this story:
John Glover
Charlotte Glover née Hambridge
Florence Mary Glover née Jerred
Locations in this story:
Yeovil, Somerset
France & Flanders
Thiepval Memorial, France
Clifton Road, New Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire
Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
Laverstock, Wiltshire

Stanley Glover was born in 1884 in Yeovil, Somerset. He was the son of John Glover, an Engine Driver for the LSWR, and Charlotte Glover (née Hambridge). At one time he worked as a Greaser on the London & South Western Railway before enlisting in the (Royal) Army Medical Corps. However by the time of the 1911 Census he was still a Regular Soldier but living at 45 Clifton Road, New Sarum, Salisbury, Wiltshire. By 1913 he had left the army and taken employment as a Postman in Salisbury. On 22nd November, 1913, he married Florence Mary Jerred at St. Andrew's Church, Laverstock, Wiltshire.

Stanley enlisted in Salisbury and joined the 6th Battalion of the Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire) Regiment (Service No. 6883) and served in France & Flanders. At the time of his death on 2nd July 1916 he held the rank of Sergeant. His name appears on the Thiepval Memorial in France (Pier and Face 13 A). He was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He is remembered on the Tollard Royal War Memorial and on the Salisbury Post Office Memorial which is on the Old Post Office Wall, Salisbury. His wife, Florence, died in Laverstock in 1937 aged 52 years.  


Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives