We remember Victor George Stanton

We remember Victor George Stanton

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Timeline

Timeline

1888
sibling Horace Frosel Stanton Source:9357877 1888
1890
sibling William Stanton Source:9357877 1890
1893
birth Bromley, Kent United Kingdom Source:9359665 24th October 1893
1901
location 24 Plaistow Grove, Bromley, Kent United Kingdom parents address Source:9357877 1901
1911
location 22 Pancras Rd, King's Cross, London NW United Kingdom parents address Source:9357988 1911
1911
employment Egineer's Clerk Source:9357988 1911
1912
location Post Office, Ravensden, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address Source:9391901 January 1912
1912
location Toronto, Ontario Canada away from home address Source:9357978 December 1912
1916
location Winnipeg Canada their own address Source:9391856 January 1916
1916
enlistment Winnipeg Canada Source:9391856 2nd February 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 551891 34 Fort Garry Horse Service Squadron Source:9391856 February 1916
1916
employment Accountant Winnipeg Canada Source:9391856 February 1916
1916
location Somerset Barracks, Shorncliffe Army Camp, Kent United Kingdom military residence address Source:9391901 October 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Private 551891 Fort Gary Horse Reserve Regiment A Squadron Source:9391901 October 1916
1917
appointments Officer Cadet, Oxford Source:9391670 13th April 1917 - 8th June 1917
1917
commission Temporary Source:9391953 7th June 1917
1917
appointments 2nd Lieutenant, 4 Training Squadron RFC Source:9391670 8th June 1917 - 15th July 1917
1917
appointments 2nd Lieutenant, 9 Training Squadron RFC Source:9391670 15th July 1917 - 10th December 1917
1917
hospitalisation Unfit GS (gun shot?) whilst under instruction, 2 months recuperation (no flying). Hospital/Institution Source:9391670 3rd September 1917 - 12th November 1917
1917
appointments 2nd Lieutenant, 1 School of Aerial Gunnery, Hythe Source:9391670 10th December 1917 - 20th February 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:9391901 20th February 1918 - 29th March 1918
1918
appointments 2nd Lieutenant Observer, 35 Squadron RFC, France Source:9391670 20th February 1918 - 15th March 1918
1918
service British Army Second Lieutenant Observer Royal Flying Corps 62 Squadron Source:9651226 15th March 1918
1918
appointments 2nd Lieutenant Observer, 62 Squadron RFC, France Source:9391670 15th March 1918 - 29th March 1918
1918
events Aerial Victory - OOC Aerial Combat Victory Fifth Army Front near Villers Breonneux France Source:9392078 24th March 1918
education School Lavender Hill School Battersea, London United Kingdom Source:9391901
education School Bedford Grammar School Bedford United Kingdom Source:9391901
1918
death Died of wounds He was an observer in a Bristol F2b Fighter which was shot down on 28 March 1918 while trench strafing near Templeux la Fosse. He died the following day from injuries sustained from 'fall and burns'. Templeux la Fosse, Somme District France Source:9357804 Source:9391901 29th March 1918
burial Peronne Communal Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Peronne Communal Cemetery Templeux la Fosse cemetery, Grave E France Extension IV. H. 18. Source:9357804 Source:9391901

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Victor George
Initials VG
Last Name Stanton
Source 4232716
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
22 Pancras Rd, King's Cross, London NW United Kingdom parents address 1911
24 Plaistow Grove, Bromley, Kent United Kingdom parents address 1901
Post Office, Ravensden, Bedfordshire United Kingdom parents address January 1912
Somerset Barracks, Shorncliffe Army Camp, Kent United Kingdom military residence address known October 1916
Toronto, Ontario Canada away from home address December 1912
Winnipeg Canada their own address known January 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force 551891 34 Fort Garry Horse Service Squadron Private
Canadian Expeditionary Force 551891 Fort Gary Horse Reserve Regiment A Squadron Private
British Army Royal Flying Corps 62 Squadron Second Lieutenant Observer
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Fanny Annis Stanton mother
Noah Frederick Stanton father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Horace Frosel Stanton brother 1888
William Stanton brother 1890
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
clear brown light brown
DateHeightSource
1916-02-02 5'11"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Canadian Expeditonary Force attestations 1914-1918 Transcription Alexander119331
British Royal Air Force, Officers' Service Records 1912-1920 Transcription Alexander119331

External Evidence

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CWGC Second Lieutenant V G STANTON, David82730
England Census 1901 David82730
Canadian Passenger Lists, Victor George Stanton David82730
England Census 1911 David82730
Ancestry.uk: England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1893 David82730
62 Squadron RFC, Combat Reports David82730
62 Sqn RFC, Casualty Reports David82730
62 Squadron RFC, A short history of the squadron, its formation, work overseas, etc. David82730
Air Ministry, Personnel: Officers' Service Records David82730
Canadian Virtual War Memorial, Second Lieutenant David82730
Officers Long Service Papers David82730
6786 SUPPLEMENT TO THE LONDON GAZETTE, 6 JULY, 1917 David82730
62 Squadron RFC, Combat Reports David82730
62 Squadron RFC, Casualty Reports David82730

Multimedia

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Lt V. G. Stanton memorial, Sharnbrook, Beds David82730
War Memorial, Ravensden, Bedfordshire David82730
2/Lt Victor George Stanton David82730
Wartime reunion of the Stanton brothers, late 1917 David82730
The memorial card for Victor George Stanton David82730
Memorial Card for Victor George Stanton David82730

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