Sailor – Stacey H. – Died of Wounds (picture)

December 1918

Mexborough and Swinton Times, December 14,1918

Able Seaman H.Stacey (R.N.D.),

Conisbrough, died of wounds

Mr and Mrs Stacey, March Street, Conisbrough, have been notified that their son, able Seaman Harold Stacey (R.N.D.) died of wounds on November 7 at the age of 22 years.

He enlisted in August 1914, and took part in the Gallipoli campaign. He was then drafted to France, and was wounded in the knee. A few months after his recovery. He was shot by a sniper and wounded in the face. He was afterwards transferred to the machine gun section.

It is only six weeks since he was awarded the Military Medal.

Before enlistement he was employed at the Cadeby pit.

His younger brother Herbert Stacey, aged 17, is serving in the Navy

From C.W.G.C.:

Able Seaman
Service Number KW/275
Died 07/11/1918
Aged 21
Machine Gun Bn. R.N. Div.
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Military Medal
Son of Samuel and Jane Anne Stacey, of March St., Conisborough, Rotherham, Yorks.