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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 now in Worksop Library
Person Details
Reading, Berkshire
Reginald T Stapley was born and Registered as Albert Reginald T(ownend) Stapley at Reading, Berkshire in 1888. His parents were Albert Thomas Stapley (a surveyor’s clerk) and Emily Frances Paul who had married the previous year in Southampton. He had a brother, Harold born in 1891 in Reading at 1 Argyle Street. The family may have moved to the Isle of Wight as in 1895, Albert Thomas Stapley died there age 36. His widow was soon to re-marry which she did in 1899 at Southampton to Augustus Sharland. By 1901, Emily had a child with her new husband called Stanley and whilst they were living at 11 Cramburg Ave, Southampton, Reginald is recorded as a 12 year old patient in the Isolation hospital, Mousehole Lane, Shirley, Hants for reasons unknown. Whatever the illness, he came out alright as in 1911 he was resident in Worksop, Notts. In 1915, recorded as Albert R T Stapley, he married Rose Hemstalk, in Worksop and in 1916 they had a daughter, Ninnette T Stapley
25 Apr 1917
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41323 - CWGC Website
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Private
D Coy 1st Bn Honourable Artillery Company
Pte Reginald T Stapley Worksop Guardian 11 May 1917 Another Worksop soldier to make the great sacrifice is Pte Reginald T Stapley of the 1st Battalion Honourable Artillery Company, whose death in France has been reported this week. Pte Stapley was in the Worksop and Retford Brewery Company for about six years, at the Prior Well Brewery, as second brewer, coming from Southampton, where his widowed mother still resides. He joined the Army in November 1915, and after training at Wimbledon and other places, he was drafted to France about nine months ago. He was 28 years of age and leaves a widow and one child. Pte Stapley made many friends during his residence in Worksop and *** regret is expressed by them in his death, of which no details are yet to hand.
CWG additional information:- Son of the late Albert Townsend Stapley and Emily Frances Sharland (formerly Stapley), of Southampton; husband of Rose Stapley, of 69, Carlton Rd., Worksop, Notts. Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France. Research by Colin Dannatt
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  • photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 now in Worksop Library
    Reginald T Stapley - photo was originally published in the Worksop Guardian and now in the Borough of Worksop Roll of Honour of the great War 1914-1918 now in Worksop Library