Thomas William Stacey

Surname: Stacey
Other names: Thomas William
Other people in this story:
Frank Stacey
Minna Martha Annie Stacey (nee Hardwick)
Norah Ellen White
James Levi Stacey
Locations in this story:
Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Canterbury, New Zealand

Thomas William Stacey was born in Sutton Waldron, Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1897 the son of Frank Stacey and Minna Martha Annie Stacey (nee Hardwick).  He spent all his early life in Sutton Waldron until by 1911 he had moved to Church Path, Iwerne Minster, Shaftesbury, Dorset.  Thomas had enlisted with the Army Service Corps as a Driver (Service No. T4/109674).  He was attached to 923rd Company, 54th Division.  It is not known in which theatre of war he served nor can a medal record be found.   By the 1921 Census he was living with his parents at the Church Path address working as a Carter for the Ismay Estates.  He married Norah Ellen White at Iwerne Minster on 22 Jul 1923.   He emigrated to New Zealand on 12 Nov 1926 accompanied by his wife and daughter.  It is known he died in the Mackenzie District, Canterbury, New Zealand in  Jan 1947.   His brother, James Levi Stacey, also served in the conflict.


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