Thomas William Stanfield

Key Information

Name: Thomas William Stanfield

DoB:  December 20 1890

Regt: Private Durham Light infantry; 2nd Lieut., Yorkshire Regt. 18/384

DoD: November 23 1917

Academic Career: CGS 1906-10

Biographical Information:

  • Thomas was the son of George and Janet Stanfield, 42 Beaconsfield Street. In the 1891 Census when Thomas was just a baby his family was living in Maryport, where his father, originally from Levenshulme, was a boiler and engine fitter. His mother  (née Armstrong) was from Scotland  and he had older sisters Elizabeth, Mary Annie, Lena, and Margaret Isabella and a brother George.

    When he was killed it was reported that his parents were living at 7 Gardenia Street, Currock , Carlisle and that he was the husband of Minnie Ross Stanfield whom he married just a few weeks before he was killed.  She died four years later age 28.