Private Richard Stocks - Labour Corps
Private Richard Stocks is remembered on a small headstone in the GeneralCemetery but the "Friends" have been unable to find out many details about him.
Gainsborough News - March 16th 1922
STOCKS. - In loving memory of Pte. R. Stocks who died March 16th, 1922
We do not forget him. nor do we intend
We think of him daily and will to the end
From Father, Brothers and Sisters.
At the time of the 1911 Census Richard and his wife Isabelle were living at 121 Ropery Road with Isabelle's parents, Walter and Mary Ann Lindley.
By the time of his death Richard and Isabelle had four children, Ivy b.1909, Violet b. 1910, Edna M. b.1914, Phyllis b.1916
Richard was No. 432495 Labour Corps.