Stafford Charles Cryer

Memorial: Mangotsfield - St James Place

Regiment: Lancashire Fusiliers

Medals: 1914–15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Private 2476

Parents: Charles Herbert William and Ellen Cryer (nee Paget)

Marital status: Single

Home address: Pomphrey Hill, Mangotsfield, Bristol. Lived at Second Street, Salford, Manchester

Pre-war occupation: Apprentice Fitter with ship repairer

Date of birth: 1896

Date of death: 07/08/1915

Buried/Commemorated at: Commemorated on the Helles Memorial (Panel 59 to 73 or 218 to 219), Cannakale, Turkey

Age: 19

Further information:

1st/8th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers (Territorial Force)

Died at Battle of Krithia Vineyard, Gallipoli

He has no known grave but is commemorated on the Helles Memorial, Cannakale, Turkey, Stretford and Trafford Park Town Memorial, John H. Widdowson (Engineers) Roll of Honour and The Borough of Salford Book of Remembance

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

National Archives, Battalion War Diary, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Attestation Papers, UK Censuses, Medal Rolls Index, David Blackmore