2nd Lt. George Aubrey Stapley MM

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1895 Jul/Sep born Hadlow Down Uckfield, Sussex

1895 Sep 22 Christened at Hadlow Down

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1901 Census, living with his parents at Burghill, Buxted, Sussex

1911 census. With parents at Ivy Cottages, New Road, Buxted, Uckfield.

1914 Sep 8. Enlisted, his trade is given as butcher. Into 8th Royal Sussex

1915 Jan 1. Appointed L/Corporal

1915 Jul 24. Landed France

1916 Mar 11. Promoted Corporal

1917 Apr 9. Mentioned in despatches

1917 May 22. Mentioned in Dispatches. Corporal in R Sussex at the time

1917 Jun 29. Appointed L/Sergeant

1917 Oct 30. MM gazetted to G/2795 Sjt. G: A. Stapley, E. Suss. E. (Buckstrad).

1917 Oct 31. Returns to UK

1918 May 30 . The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. Commissioned. George Aubrey Stapley, M.M.

1919 Aug 2. Appears to be with 2/15 London Regt on France.

1919 Nov 18. Demobbed

1921 Sep 1. The undermentioned relinquish their commissions on completion of service: Temp 2nd Lts., and retain the rank of 2nd Lt: G. A. Stapley, M.M.

1920 Jul 30 . Joined ADRIC .with service no. No 33 Posted to F Coy

Stapley is number 10 in this photo

1920 Oct 2. Promoted Section Leader

1922 Jan 17. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 17. Lost £100 in a fraud. He handed this money over to get a job as a manager in a Canadian store, but it was a con. The perpetrator stood trial and got 18 months

1964 Died in Chelsea.

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