Lance Sergeant Ronald Wilfred STANLEY

1939 Register: Hat Factory, Crich
Malcolm STANLEY; b. 14 December 1875; Mineworker (Detailer); married
Eliza A STANLEY; b. 6 December 1878; Domestic Duties; married
Wilson STANLEY; b. 1 February 1911; Agricultural Gardener; single
Ronald W STANLEY; 22 January 1915; Machinist (Waroer); single
Elsie ROWLES (STANLEY); b. 7 February 1918; Factory Worker (Spinner); single
[ RG101/5940J/020/16 Letter Code: RCHM]

Ronald W STANLEY married Elsie M DAY Q3 1940

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour
Name: Ronald Wilfred STANLEY
Born: 1915 Aged 28
Death: 108 August 1943
Number: 6981655
Rank: Lance Serjeant
Unit: 2nd Battalion
Regiment: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Grave: I.D.12
Cemetery: Catania War Cemetery, Sicily
Country: Italy
Information: Son of Malcolm and Eliza Ann Stanley; husband of Maisie Stanley, of Belper, Derbyshire.

Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

Catania War Cemetery, Sicily

Ripley & Heanor News 17 September 1943
CRICH SOLDIER KILLED IN ACTION
A former workman at Wingfield Manor Colliery Lce-Sergt Ronald Wilfred Stanley, fourth son of mr. M. Stanley, the Hat Factory, near Crich, has been killed in action. This message has been received from the War Office by his wife, who ius living with hear parents at Manor Road, The Fleet, Belper.
After Leaving Wingfield Colliery Ronald was employed by the Celanese Works, Spondon before joining the Forces.
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He was in the ?? landing at Madagascar ? ? in India, Iraq, and ?? East, and afterwards ?? here he was wounded ?? killed in action in the same campaign