2nd Lieutenant Stanley Ferns Jeffcoat.  


Stanley Jeffcoat was commissioned in 24th Jan 1917.  He joined the 22nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers in France on 3rd April 1917. He was fatally wounded near Oppy Wood 29th April 1917 whilst carrying out a daring bombing raid which help his battalion achieve its objective. He died the next day on 30th April. He was buried in Roclincourt Military Cemetery.  Born in Stretford, Lancs in 1884. He worked as an estate agent’s apprentice. Married Ida Burton in 1915 and a member of a rock-climbing club. He was posthumously mentioned in Despatches, London Gazette 18th Dec 1917. 


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by Stephen Luscombe