Stanley Albert Angell


Stanley Albert Angell
June 1893


First World War

Date of Death / Age

23 years

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Bedfordshire Regiment
6th Bn.


1914 /15 Star, British War and Victory medals


Pier and Face 2C


>No inscription, commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the missing

UK Memorials

Breachwood Green Baptist Church Memorial, Breachwood Green
Kings Walden War Memorial
Not on the Welwyn memorials

Pre War

Stanley Albert Angell was born in Breachwood Green, nr Kings Walden, Welwyn, Hertfordshire in June 1893 the son of Albert Angell (B 1862 in Breachwood Green) a Carpenter and Elizabeth Angell (nee Timberlake) (B 1862 in Aylesbury, Bucks). One of 10 children.

1901 Census records Stanley aged 7 living with his parents, sisters Mabel 15, Maggie 12, Florrie 10 Hilda 5, Jesse 1 month old and brothers Percy 13 and Frank 2, in Breachwood Green, Herts.

Stanley attended Breachwood Green Infants, Junior and Middle school, leaving in June 1907 when he turned 14 years.

1911 Census records Stanley aged 17 and working as a grocers Boy, living with his parents, brothers Percy 23, Frank 12, sisters Grace 10, Winnie 7 and Evelyn 3, in Breachwood Green, Herts. His fathers address was later given as The Meadows, Breachwood Green.

Wartime Service

Stanley enlisted in Bedford. Posted to the 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment with the service No 20006.

He landed in France on 3rd November 1915.

Stanley was Killed in Action whilst entrenched near Waggon Road, the name given to the road running North of the Village of Serre. Probably killed in the attack on Munich Trench (Sarton) on Thursday 16th November 1916. He has no known grave and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial to the missing, Somme, France.

Additional Information

Part of 112th Brigade, 37th Division. (Part of the K1 Kitchener’s army).

His effects of £7-10s-0d War Gratuity and £10-16s-0d pay owing was awarded to his father Albert.


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