Other names: Stanley Harold
Locations in this story: Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, DorsetIwerne Minster, DorsetBlandford, DorsetEvesham, Worcestershire
Story: Stanley Harold Edwards was born in Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22 Apr 1886 the son of George Edwards and Mary Jane Edwards (nee Burden). He lived all his early life in West Street, Fontmell Magna. He enlisted and joined the Royal Field Artillery as a Territorial (Service No. 2562), Once he was embodied as a Gunner he was given a new Service No. 860453. It is not known in which theatre of war he served but on his discharge was awarded the Victory and British War Medals. The Absent Voters List of 1918 registered an address in Iwerne Minster, Dorset, as his residence. He married Carrie Rose at the Parish Church, Blandford, Dorset, on 24 Dec 1921. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Overbury, Evesham, Worcestershire, working as an Estate Clerk of Works as well as a volunteer ARP Warden. His death was recorded in Evesham in 1967.