John Stafford

John Stafford

Birth 1881 Death 11th Apr 1918 Pte
Northumberland Fusiliers
Service #14787

Personal Details

Place of Birth Cleator Moor
Residence at Enlistment 25, Mark St., Wallsend-on-Tyne.
Residence (Roll of Honour) 25, Mark St., Wallsend-on-Tyne.
Residence 1911 Census 42 Carrville Road , Wallsend-on-Tyne.
School(s) Attended
Religion/Church Attended R.C.
Organisation Membership
Place of Work
Family (Parents and Grandparents) Son of James and Mary Stafford
Siblings Mary ,Bridget,Annie, John , Patrick James ,Julia
Wife's Name and Maiden Name Lydia Stafford
Remarriage of Widow
Children's Christian Name(s) John Joseph,Martha, Willie Henry ,
Family Connection to Roll of Honour Uncle of Raymond Eldon


Military Medal
Military Medal
The Victory Medal
The Victory Medal
The British War Medal, 1914-18
The British War Medal, 1914-18
Croix de Guerre (Belgium )
Croix de Guerre (Belgium )

Military Details

Regiment at Enlistment Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion at Enlistment 9th
Rank at Enlistment Pte
Naval Vessels Served
Service Number at Enlistment 14787
Date of Enlistment
Place of Enlistment Wallsend
Other Regiment
Other Battalion
Other Rank
Date of Transfer to other Regiment
Service Facts Mentioned in Despataches ,
Gazette issue 29890. Mentioned in Despatches by General Sir Douglas Haig, G.C.B., Commander-in-Chief of the British Armies in France, to the Secretary of State for War, for distinguished and gallant services and devotion to duty.
Awarded Military Medal and Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

War Office Daily List No.5551 listed as Wounded 27/04/1918
Entitled to wear a "Wound Stripe" as authorised under Army Order 204 of the 6th July 1916. The terms of this award being named on this list
Battalion Diary or Nautical Facts

Death and Memorial Details

Age at Death 36
Date of Death 11th Apr 1918
Regiment at Death Northumberland Fusiliers
Battalion/Vessel at Death 9th (Northumberland Hussars)
Rank at Death Sgt.
Circumstances of Death Killed in Action
Service Number at Death 14787
Field of Action at Death Flanders
Place of Death Ypres
Battle at Death
Grave/Memorial Image No image.
Location of Grave/Memorial PLOEGSTEERT MEMORIAL
Grave Position Panel 2.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link,-john/
Grave/Memorial Country
Private Memorial St Marys RC Church WW1 memorial


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