Regiment or Ship: 8th Battalion Royal Fusiliers attached 8th Battalion South Wales Borderers
Date of Birth: 11.10.1892
Place of Birth: Hackney, London
Date of Death: Between 04.04.1916 and 05.04.1916
Place of Death: Near Sanna-i-Yat, Mesopotamia. Place of Burial / Memorials:
1. Basra Memorial, Iraq.
2. St. Stephen’s Church Memorial, Bexhill.
3. Oriel College Memorial, Oxford, and Printed Roll of Service.
4. Bradfield College Roll of Honour (in book form)
Address: 6, The Mount, St. Leonards Road., St. Leonards
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Father: Robert Bourne b. 1862/3 in London. From 1891 Census)
Mother: Edith Sarah Bourne (nee MacKenzie) b. 1869/70 in London. Recorded as Head of Household but married and living on own means. (From 1901 Census)
Uncle: James b. 1858/9 in London
Uncle: Henry b. 1873/4 in London.
First World War Experience
ARMY: FRANCE, EGYPT & MESOPOTAMIA (SOURCE :ORIEL COLLEGE, OXFORD ARCHIVES)
Stanley served in the Army in France, Egypt and Mesopotamia. (The source for this is the Oxford Archives, Oriel College.)
Stanley was awarded the 1915 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal. They were collected by his uncle, James Bourne of 13, Bedford Park Mansions, Bedford Park, W4. Medal record card dated 21.02.1922.
Stanley was educated at Bradfield College (Senior Prefect, Football XI 1908-1910 (Source: College Archives). Also at Oriel College. Oxford..
Ships Log 14.11.1914, ‘Rimutaka; bound for Wellington, New Zealand:- Robert Bourne, aged 31, Merchant. Edith Bourne, aged 24. Stanley Bourne, aged 2.
Will:- Stanley Bourne, 09.07.1916 to James Bourne, merchant,and Henry Bourne, stockbroker, £3,912.19s.7d.